Sponsor a duck in the upcoming Rubber Ducky Race in support of the Braintree Community Youth Center on Saturday, September 12th. The race will take place on the Monatiquot River between the Pearl Street Plaza and the South Shore Bank off of John Mahar Drive. All ducks will enter the water at 2:00 p.m. Cash prizes ($500, $250, $100) will be awarded to the first three finishers and to the one that comes in “dead duck last” ($50). Sponsorships are $15/ea. or 2/$25. Send your tax-deductible donation, indicating your name and phone number, to the BCYC, 74 Pond Street, Braintree, MA 02184. Or purchase your duck(s) online at
Don’t be a lame duck. Sponsor a duck and come to the river to cheer on your contestant. The annual Welcome/Welcome Back Cookout will follow at the youth center at 4:00 p.m. Contact the BCYC at 781-228-5361 with any questions.