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7th Annual Quack A Falaya Saturday

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Covington Rotary Club presents the 7th Annual Quack-A-Falaya this Saturday, June 26, 2021. The Rubber Duck Race Fundraiser benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Covington, Keep Covington Beautiful, Miracle League Northshore, NAMI, Pontchartrain Conservancy, Safe Harbor, Save Haven and the Covington Rotary Foundation.

The race begins 8 a.m. at the Bogue Falaya Park, ducks are $20 apiece. The fastest 10 ducks win a prize; Grand Prize is $1000 (need not be present to win). The Covington Rotary Club is a service organization that joins the efforts of over 1.2 million men and women worldwide in addressing the needs of local communities. Ducks and further information can be found at

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6th Annual Quack-A-Falaya Duck Race This Saturday

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The Covington Rotary Club announces their 6th Annual Quack-A-Falaya Rubber Duck Race on the Bogue Falaya this Saturday September 26th, 2020. This Celebration of Clean Water and Family Recreation was rescheduled from its traditional spring date due to COVID.

From the Covington Rotary Club:

Support the efforts of the Rotary Club of Covington by buying a duck or two! Fastest duck earns its owner $1500. We’ll also have prizes for the top 10 RUBBER DUCKS.

To ensure we keep to physical distancing protocols, we will LIVESTREAM the race on the Covington Rotary Club and Quack-A-Falaya Facebook pages. Winners will be contacted and need not be present to win.

If you would like to support the efforts of the Covington Rotary Club, you can also make a straight up donation on the page. THANK YOU! Visit the Facebook pages or for more information on the efforts of Covington Rotarians. We are People of Action! Come join us!

The race begins 9 am at the Bogue Falaya Wayside Park.
Sponsor a duck for $20 here:

Proceeds will benefit: Miracle League Northshore, Keep Covington Beautiful, the Covington Boys and Girls Club, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, and the efforts of the Covington Rotary Foundation (501 c 3)

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This Week in Historic Downtown Covington

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Covington Farmer’s Market:  The Farmer’s Market takes place Wednesdays at the Covington Trailhead (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and Saturdays at the 600 Block of Columbia Street (8 a.m. – Noon).

Rockin’ the Rails:  The City of Covington presents Luther Kent (of Trick Bag fame) for Thursday’s Rockin’ the Rails concert.   Rockin’ the Rails is a free concert series brought to you by the City and generous sponsors, taking place in the glorious months of October and April.  Beverages and food are available at the concert at reasonable prices, and the show begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7:30 p.m.

Sunset at the Landing:  This month’s free concert features Amedee Frederick and Big Daddy-O, plus Matt Lemmler’s New Orleans Jazz Revival Show, “Fire & Water”.  Brought to you by the City of Covington, The Covington Farmer’s Market and Heritage Bank of St. Tammany.  The Landing is located at the end of Columbia St. at the Bogue Falaya River.  Friday, April 21, 6 – 9 p.m.

Quack A Falaya Meets Roux Ga Roux:  The Covington Rotary Club and Bogue Falaya Fitness team up to bring you the Roux Ga Roux Warrior Race (race begins at 7:30 a.m.) and the Quack A Falaya Rubber Duck Race (race begins at 11:30 a.m. and ends at The Chimes) for a day of family, community, health, recreation and clean water on the Northshore.  Saturday, April 22.

Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival:  Centering around the Covington Trailhead, this festival features antiques, vintage collectibles and crafts, architectural salvage, a live auction, appraisals, historic walking tours, demos, food, music and more!  Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Adventures With Virga:  The St. Tammany Art Association presents an exploration of Inga Clough Fullerman’s exhibit “I should have named her Virga” through yoga, creative movement and storytelling.  For children and their grown ups, ages 4 and up.   Saturday, April 22nd from 11 a.m. – noon at the Art Association, reservations necessary.

Spring Garden Fest:  brought to you by Louisiana and St. Tammany Master Gardener & the LSU Ag Center, in partnership with St. Tammany Library.   Featuring topics of vegetable gardening and  flowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.  Covington branch, Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cooking Demo by Del Porto Ristorante.  See the back for event flyers and nightlife in downtown.

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Celebrate Earth Day this Saturday with Keep Covington Beautiful at Paper Shredding Day!  The event takes place in the parking lot behind City Hall (new location!) from 9 a.m. to noon.
Experience secure document shredding at no charge for up to three boxes of paper documents per person.  Acceptable materials include office paper, sticky notes, index cards, carbon/ncr paper and computer binders.  No need to remove staples, paper clips, clasps or rubber bands.       985-867-3652

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Covington Rotary Club’s Quack a Falaya Just Over a Week Away

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Covington Rotary Club’s Quack a Falaya is just over a week away, and ducks are still available for purchase (a duck is your raffle ticket) at Heritage Bank and Campbell’s Coffee.  See the poster below for full details on the event, which takes place next Saturday, May 14, 2016.


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Quack A Falaya is Two Weeks Away, Ducks Are Still Available

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The Covington Rotary Club’s “Quack A Falaya” is a couple of weeks away, and there are still rubber ducks available (a duck is your raffle ticket).   The ducks are placed in the river at the Tammany Trace Bike Bridge and float to The Chimes.  The top prize is $1500, other prizes donated by individuals and local businesses.  Find them on handel mit viagra strafe lester holt report of bladder problems and nexium taking viagra with trimix the masque of the red death essay essay on the olympic games 5 paragraph essay on bridge to terabithia george orwell a collection of essays ebook follow link cheap best essay writer services gb see briefly explain duesenberry relative income hypothesis source link how to find what generation my ipad mini is my mother essay for class 9 chlorophyllum molybdites classification essay sildenafil recreational use love essays for her illinois celebrex attorney interesting cause and effect essay topics list paraphrasing matters grade 1 spondylolisthesis at l5 s1 is armour thyroid more expensive than synthroid writing dissertation results critical essays on samuel taylor coleridge biodiversity essay titles format enter Facebook!

See the poster below for full Quack A Falaya details.  Event takes place Saturday, May 14, 2016.  Learn more about Covington Rotary at



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Get Your Rotary Club Quack A Falaya Duck

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rotary duckThe Covington Rotary Club is raising funds to promote healthy families and recreation in Covington and throughout the Northshore, and the Quack-A-Falaya is a Rubber Duck Race and Paddlers Parade on the Bogue Falaya River in Covington on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The ducks will race from the Tammany Trace to The Chimes Restaurant, with a party at The Chimes after the race. Watch the ducks come in and learn about the organizations supported all along the boardwalk at The Chimes.  Dress like a duck and get free drinks!
It’s $20 to sponsor a duck (buy a raffle ticket). 1500 ducks will race; all ducks are numbered (the duck is your raffle ticket); first duck to the FINISH LINE will win $1500. Guaranteed 1 in 100 chances to win a prize. All prizes have a value ranging from $25 to $1500 including Saints tickets, hotel stays, etc. all donated by Covington Rotary Club members and local businesses.
To join in the Paddlers Parade, go to or Entry in the Paddlers Parade is $25 — includes limited edition Quack A Falaya t-shirt and entry into a separate drawing for a prize. (you do need to be present at The Chimes to claim that one) Also prizes for best duck costume in the Paddlers Parade: under 16, over 16, and Brood category (must have at least 1 mama duck and 2 ducklings to be eligible).
All proceeds go to the Covington Rotary Foundation, a 501(c)3 entity; recipients of funds raised this year are: The Miracle League Northshore, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, Keep Covington Beautiful, and the Blueways water trail project.   Follow them on twitter #CovQuack. Join our fb page: Quack-A-Falaya Duck Race & Paddlers Parade. Winners need not be present to win; make sure they have your phone number and e-mail address so you can be contacted.
Covington Rotary Club was founded in 1927. It is an organization of local business professionals united under the banner of “Service Above Self.” The Quack-A-Falaya is designed to help bring attention to the strong connection between Rotary, water, and community health.
All proceeds raised in the Quack-A-Falaya will go to efforts of and supported by the Covington Rotary Foundation: Miracle League Northshore, Blueways paddle trail along the Bogue Falaya, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, and Keep Covington Beautiful.

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