The annual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash 2017 fundraiser will unfold Saturday at Mill Race Park on Fifth Street.

The splash has raised $60,000 for youth programs annually in recent years, according to organizers. The event involves thousands of small, rubber ducks being dropped into the Round Lake at Mill Race Park. Winners are fished out for a chance to win a new car or $50,000 as the grand prize, from noon to 2 p.m.

A free magic show will be presented at 1 p.m.

Ducks are available at for purchase from any local Kiwanis member; Midwest Computer Solutions, 3028 State St.; and from any participating Duck Buddy youth organization listed on at

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Brian Blair is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5672.