Polar Plunge
January 1, 2015
The annual Lion's Club Polar Plunge takes place at noon on New Year's Day. Locals and visitors jump in the ocean at the stroke of noon at Fred Benson Town Beach. Hot chocolate is provided and T-shirts are for sale. All proceeds benefit the Block Island Lion's Club.
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