The Woodlands Kiwanis 35th Annual Kids Fishing Tournament

By: David Estes
| Published 08/12/2019

Toddlers and kids up to 16 years of age are invited to the 35th Annual Kids’ Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 31. Hosted by The Woodlands Kiwanis Club, this free event will take place at Creekwood Park in Panther Creek.
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THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The Woodlands Kiwanis Club will host their 35th Annual Kids’ Fishing Tournament on Saturday, August 31, at Creekwood Park in Panther Creek.

Free event will take place August 31


This free event is open to kids from toddlers to age 16, as well as their parents or guardians. Registration opens at 7 a.m. with fishing from 8 a.m. until approximately noon.

“This event is a special treat just seeing kids catch fish,” said Dave Estes, President of The Woodlands Kiwanis Club. “Many of them have never gone fishing before.”

In preparation for the event, Montgomery County Parks & Recreation stocks the pond with 500 pounds of catfish. Young anglers need to bring their own rods, reels and tackle, but free bait is provided. Volunteers, including The Woodlands Bass Club and members of several high school Key Clubs, will be on site to lend a hand.

Along with fishing, kids can enjoy free refreshments, line dancing, and other festivities. The event is designed to bring families together for a fun morning before the start of a new school year.

Founded in 1915, Kiwanis International is a global organization of clubs and members dedicated to serving the children of the world. Local clubs find creative ways to serve children in their own community, while the international organization takes on large-scale challenges such as disease and poverty. Today the Kiwanis International family comprises nearly 558,000 adult and youth members in 82 nations and geographic areas.

The Woodlands Kiwanis Club sponsors seven Key Clubs in local high schools, and hosts or participates in a variety of events including the Kids Fishing Tournament, Kids Triathlon, Special Olympics Field and Track Event, and an annual Prayer Breakfast. New members are always welcome. To learn more, visit www.WoodlandsKiwanis.com or follow them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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