By Jayne Hanson
Lake Havasu City event season is out-of-the-gate with a nonstop roster of events from sunup to sundown this weekend.
On Saturday morning, lace up for a 5K in support of Pregnancy/Infant loss, or a benefit walk for cancer awareness. Swing by London Bridge to see the rubber-duck race for Havasu’s homeless pets, and don’t forget the Fall Fun fair Saturday afternoon in Rotary Community Park. Into the evening hours, there could be just enough time to get all suited and costume-bloodied for the Zombie Pub Crawl downtown.
5K For Pregnancy/Infant Loss, hosted by Rae of Hope, is set for 7-10 a.m. Saturday at Grand Island Park, 750 Malibu Drive, in Havasu. Registration precedes the race at 7 a.m. Cost is $25, which includes a shirt and raffle ticket. Proceeds benefit Mohave County families affected by pregnancy/infant loss. Race begins at 8 a.m.
The grand raffle prize is an Aqua Lily Pad. Additional raffle tickets are available for $5 each, or five for $20. Also, breakfast burritos are available for purchase the day of the race. www.RaeOfHopeInc.com
Denise’s Day 4th annual Strides for Hope
Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the walk is a 1-mile loops that begins at 10a.m. from Springberg-McAndrew Park, 2-44 Querio Dr., in Havasu. Pre-registration is at Printing Plus (2069 McCulloch Blvd.) or online at www.DenisesDayLHC.org. Cost $20. Proceeds benefit local families who are battling a cancer crisis.
WAHS 2018 Duck Derby
The Western Arizona Humane Society’s 2018 Duck Derby is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beneath the London Bridge on the mainland. The tried-and-true rubber ducks are set to race in three heats with prizes ranging from $50 to $1,000. Cost to sponsor a rubber duck is $5 for 1, or $35 for 5 duck-sponsorships and an event T-shirt. Proceeds benefit Havasu’s homeless pets.
Fall Fun Fair
Wear your favorite costume and play games from 3 to 8 p.m. at Rotary Community Park, in Havasu. The event is open to the public of all ages and hosted by Lake Havasu City Aquatics and Recreation. Tickets are 25 cents each to play games.
8th annual Zombie Pub Crawl invades Havasu’s downtown bars on McCulloch beginning 7 p.m. Saturday until 2 a.m. Sunday. The event is free and open to the public. Get a glimpse of the ghoulish costumes as they lurch from place to place or zombie-up and join the masses. Must be 21 to enter establishments serving beer, wine and spirits.
For information on upcoming events in Havasu, check out Riverscene Magazine’s event calendar.