A fun-filled event intent on bringing friends, family, and community together for the New Year! Proceeds going to Dropping the Carp Fund and City Park and Recreation Youth Enrichment/Hoffman Hall Activities.
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11th Annual Carpfest Schedule (2011-2012)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011

  • Catch Lucky the Carp Contest Join Mike Valley, of Valley Fish and Cheese, and others to seek out the elusive Lucky the Carp.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 12-202, 2011
  • Lucky The Carp Coloring Contest begins on December 12 and lasts through the 20th Deadline 4:30PM. 
MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2011
  • POOL/GYM CARP ACTIVITIES at Hoffman Hall Pool including weeklong Adult Lap Swim & Walking Contest, Youth Games & Swim Lessons!
  •  1 - 4 p.m. ADULT/YOUTH CARP GAMES/ARTS & CRAFTS at Hoffman Hall
  • 1-4 PM ADULT/YOUTH CARP GAMES/ARTS & CRAFTS @ Hoffman Hall
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
  •  12 - 3 p.m. BOWLING PARTY  at Timber Lanes Sports Bar & Grill
  • POOL/GYM CARP ACTIVITIES at Hoffman Hall Pool including weeklong Adult Lap Swim & Walking Contest, Youth  Games & Swim Lessons
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
  •  1 - 4 p.m.  ADULT/YOUTH CARP GAMES/ARTS & CRAFTS at Hoffman Hall
  • POOL/GYM CARP ACTIVITIES at Hoffman Hall Pool including weeklong Adult Lap Swim & Walking Contest, Youth Games & Swim Lessons!
  • 6 - 8 p.m. SKATE PARTY & BONFIRE at Lochner Park. Skates available. (Unseasonable warm temps melted ice. Event was cancelled.)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2011
  • POOL/GYM CARP ACTIVITIES at Hoffman Hall Pool including weeklong Adult Lap Swim & Walking Contest, Youth Games & Swim Lessons!
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
  • 1 - 4 p.m. ADULT/YOUTH POOL CARP ACTIVITIES at Hoffman Hall Pool 
  • 1 - 4 p.m. YOUTH CARP GAMES/ARTS & CRAFTS at Hoffman Hall
  • 6 - 9 P.M. TORCHLIGHT SKI, HIKE, SLEDDING HILL at LaRiviere Park (Cancelled - Lack of snow)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
  • 9 - 11 a.m. YOUTH ICE FISHING FUN DAY south of Blackhawk Bridge (Cancelled - No Ice!)
  • 3 - 5 p.m. 9TH ANNUAL CARP BOWL FOOTBALL GAME at St. Feriole Island
  •  9 a.m. CARP RUN/WALKat Hoffman Hall
  • 2-5 p.m. OPEN KAYAKING at Hoffman Hall Pool
  • 2-5 p.m. OPEN JAM CONCERT at Hoffman Hall
  • Midnight - GRAND FINALE 11th ANNUAL DROPPIN OF THE CARP and PYROTECHNICS SHOW- @ Lucky Park Come Kiss “Lucky” for good luck in the new year! 
  • CARP HOT AIR BALLON RIDES (PENDING WEATHER) @ ST. FERIOLE ISLAND (Very windy - likely will be cancelled)
NEW YEAR'S DAY, JANUARY 1, 2012

  • 9AM-1 PM NEWS YEAR's DAY ROTARY BREAKFAST- @ Huckleberrys