Special evening celebration (starts at 8 pm, at mural patio along River Walk)
Art show, Book reading, Bridges are to Cross and drum decorating for children (Library, 1:30 pm)
Presentation: History & ASCE Plaque Presentation Ceremony (Green across from Choate Bridge Pub, 2 pm - 2:45)
Procession over the bridge (Kids from library, join adults at green across from Choate Bridge Pub, and proceed over bridge, over pedestrian bridge and to riverwalk patio, 2:45 - 3 pm)
CHECK BACK REGULARLY! DETAILS WILL BE ADDED AS THEY DEVELOP!
PRESENTATION: THE CHOATE BRIDGE POEM, SOME NEW POETRY AND STUDENT POEM CONTEST WINNERS (River Walk patio 3:15 - 3:30)
Childrens’ Bridge Engineering Activities (River Walk patio 3-5 pm)
Student bas-relief art show with artist Giles LaRoches, illustrator of Bridge are to Cross (workshop already happened -- see what they created!)
The May 16, 2015 Celebration Agenda
The Choate Bridge
Built 1764. Widened 1838.
Now carries 23,000 cars a day!