Sand Castle Contest This Weekend
Rockaway’s fourth annual Sand Castle Contest, sponsored by West End Realty and chaired by Barbara J. Morris, will be held on Saturday, August 14 at Beach 116 street, 1 p.m.
Pre-registration is suggested at West End Realty, 209 Beach 116 street. Final registration is at 12 noon on Saturday.
All participants will receive either an official sand castle button or tee-shirt. Tools that might come in handy include a bucket, pail, shovel (long handled with a small scoop, but a garden spade is good), putty knives or paint scrapers, plastic kitchen utensils, Melon ballers, and a paint brush.
Categories are children, one to eight years old, with a parent; children eight to 13 years old, without a parent; and adults 14 years old and up with cash prizes of $100 for first prize, $50 for second prize, and $25 for third prize.
Contest starts at 1 p.m. on the beach of 116 street near the water. All are welcome to attend and participate.