WPBS-TV, Watertown PBS and Boldt Castle on Heart Island, present the fourth annual Family Fun Day, Saturday, June 16th from 10am-3pm. WPBS-TV, in association with Boldt Castle, will host a family based event featuring characters from popular PBS Kids television programming including Princess Presto, Nature Cat, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George, Splash, Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat.  Upon arrival at Boldt Castle, children receive their Passport to Fun and engage in several activity stations hosted by PBS Kids characters.  Children can plant a flower in the Family Fun Day garden, create a music maker, participate in the parachute game, and visit their favorite characters. Each character has their own educational activity station for children to engage in and a free book is given to each family upon their departure from the island. Families also enjoy the music and performances by Stage Notes.  Stage Notes is a local theater company comprised of students in grades 9-12. Their purpose is to help students see their passion for musical theater and make a difference in the community.

Food is available at the castle’s concession stand, or families may bring a picnic lunch.  Merchandise is available for purchase and parents are encouraged to bring sunscreen, a camera and extra water.

Admission rates for Boldt Castle are, Adults $9.50, Children 5-12 $6.50, ages 4 and under are free.  This is an Operation Yellow ribbon event and military service members with ID will receive $1 off admission prices. Transportation to the castle may be obtained through one of the participating boat lines; Uncle Sam Boat Tours; Clayton Island Tours; 1000 Island Cruises Rockport and Gananoque Boat Lines.  Transportation to the castle is an additional expense and not included in Boldt Castle Admission. New in 2018 is the pre-purchase of one ticket for the Uncle Sam Shuttle to Boldt Castle and admission to the castle. Avoid the lines and pre-purchase your tickets at wpbstv.org/familyfunday.

Additional support for Family Fun Day is provided by Uncle Sam Boat Tours.

WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission: Trusted as the source for life-long education, entertainment, and information to our two-nation regions through quality media content, partnerships, and service that inspires those we serve. More information about WPBS is available at www.wpbstv.org, or by following WPBS on Twitter and Facebook.

About Boldt Castle
For more information about Boldt Castle please call 315-482-2501/315-482-9724 or visit boldtcastle.com , admission rates, weddings, events and links to scenic cruise operators offering stops at Boldt Castle. For general information, including lodging call 800-847-5263 or log onto visit1000islands.com.

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