The Odd TrioAlbany, NY - The Capital Region's popular mascot, Rowdy the Rat, from the Albany Rats, hops on board the Albany Aqua Ducks to learn more about the Capital City he calls home during the historic city's Quadricentennial Celebration. Giving Rowdy and other guests a special first-person narrative -- on land and on the river that bears his name -- will be Henry Hudson. Joining Rowdy for this "Just Ducky" jaunt will be Alfalfa A. Duck, the Aqua Ducks' fun-loving mascot. The River Rats are gearing up for their 17th season that opens at the Times Union Center on Oct. 3. WHO:              The Albany River Rats' Mascot, Rowdy the Rat, explores the Capital City aboard the Albany Aqua Ducks WHAT:            A guided tour, led by Henry Hudson, with the Ducks' mascot, Alfalfa A. Duck, joining Rowdy WHERE:         Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, 25 Quackenbush Square (corner Broadway and Clinton Avenue) in Downtown Albany WHEN:           3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 MORE INFO: or 518-462-3825.


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