Let’s make Parramatta river swimmable again by
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Riverfest 2017

The Parramatta River Catchment Group’s key community event for the year, Riverfest 2017, is fast-approaching. It's a FREE, fun event for the whole family! 

Co-hosted with Cumberland Council, the focus of this year’s event will be Cumberland Council’s vision for Duck River.

A highlight of the day will be the launch of The Painted River art project, performance by the ‘Pinks’, and autograph signings by some of the West Tigers players.

There will also be performances by local musicians, free guided cycling tours along Duck River (bicycles and helmets supplied), a jumping castle, face painting, kids’ arts and crafts, food and community stalls.

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