Family Free Day - Thursday August 17 aboard the Ranger III sponsored by the Portage Lake District Library

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Date: July 28, 2017
Contact: Chris Amidon, (906) 482-0984

Houghton, MI – On August 17, join Isle Royale National Park and the Portage Lake District Library to celebrate the coming end of summer with a family free day aboard the Ranger III. Families may participate in one, two, or all of the scheduled events.
10:30 amRanger III Kids Program at the Portage Lake District Library
Join Ranger Barb McTaggart at the Portage Lake District Library as she explores the Ranger III from a kid’s perspective. No advanced reservations needed. For families and kids age 5-12. The program will last about 30 minutes.
11:30 amRanger III Tour led by Captain Rand Attaway
Captain Rand Attaway will provide a 30 minute tour of the Ranger III. Wear comfortable shoes. Meet in front of the Houghton Visitor Center by 11:20 am.
12:30 pmRanger III Cruise onto Portage Lake, Reservations Required
For families with kids 15 or younger, take a free cruise aboard the Ranger III onto Portage Lake. To make the required reservations, call the Portage Lake District Library at (906) 482-4570. Reservations will only be accepted through August 16. On Thursday, August 17, check in at the Houghton Visitor Center by 12:00 pm for ticket pick-up. Light jackets are recommended. 
  
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Last updated: August 9, 2017

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