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Summer on the Bronx River! El Río Es Mío! Go with the Flow!
The Bronx River salutes the Grand Concourse on its 100th Birthday!
Wednesday, June 3 (4:30pm – 7:00pm): Bronx River Student Symposium, Drew Gardens (E Tremont and the Bronx River) hosted by the Bronx River Alliance.
Join us to learn more about what’s happening along the river and talk with local students about how they’re getting involved. For more information, call 718.430.4665 or visit www.bronxriver.org.
Saturday, June 6 (12- 4pm): End of the Semester Celebration and Community Rowing at Hunts Point Riverside Park (Edgewater Road and Lafayette Ave) hosted by Rocking the Boat. Boat launch, music, free barbecue. For more information, call 718.466.5799. For more information, visit http://www.rockingtheboat.org/eos/.
Saturday, June 6 (10:30am – 5:00pm): 6th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade & Summer Festival: Riding the Wave of Change presented by The Point and SEBCO. For more information, visit http://www.thepoint.org/what/what.html.
10:30 am: Parade registration and activities at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Face Painting, Costume Making, Boat Rides, and a performance by the Roberta Flack School of Music.
11:30 am: Fish Parade marches through the streets of Hunts Point! Fish and marine themed costumes, floats, music, performances. Prizes will be awarded for best effort to link local and global environmental issues, best use of recycled materials and best fish or marine theme.
12 pm - 5 pm: Summer Festival kicks off at Barretto Point Park feat. DJs Jazzy Jay and Pop Master Fabel plus live music, food, raffle & more! Barretto Point Park (Tiffany & Viele).
Tuesday, June 9 (6:30pm – 9:00pm): Shoelace Park Community Design Workshop, Community Board 12 (4101 White Plains Road at 227th St) hosted by the Bronx River Alliance. Help us create a new vision for Shoelace Park and Fort Knox on the Bronx River Greenway - we need to hear from you! For more information, call 718.430.4665 or visit www.shoelacepark.bronxriver.org.
Saturday, June 13 (9:30am - 2:30pm): Bronx River Community Paddle at Fort Knox hosted by the Bronx River Alliance.
Get to know your stretch of the river at this community paddle. Meet at Fort Knox (Bronx Blvd between Duncomb Ave and E Gun Hill Rd). The Bronx River Alliance will lead paddling trips (canoes and kayaks) down to the Bronx River Forest and back, past newly restored parks, stabilized riverbanks, new plantings, and maybe even a muskrat! For more information, call 718.430.4665 or visit www.bronxriver.org.
Saturday, June 13 (noon – 5pm): Community Rowing at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Rocking the Boat invites you to come rowing in hand made wooden rowboats. For more information, visit http://rockingtheboat.org/communityrowing/.
Friday, June 19 (7:30 – 9:30pm): Bronx River Sounds. Cello Music by Elizabeth Glushko at the Bronx River Art Center. For more information, visit www.bronxriverart.org/.
Saturday, June 20 (9am): Hunts Point Hustle 5k Race at Hunts Point Riverside Park hosted by Sustainable South Bronx.
Awards for the first 10 male and female winners! For more information, contact Janett Florindo at 646.400.5294 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 20 (noon – 5pm): Community Rowing at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Rocking the Boat invites you to come rowing in hand made wooden rowboats. For more information, visit http://rockingtheboat.org/communityrowing/.
June 20 (10:30am): Walking Tour: Concrete Plant Park & Environs hosted by Youth Ministry for
Peace and Justice, 1384 Stratford Ave.
This tour is a window into the enormous challenges and impressive successes to be found in this section of the South Bronx. Dedicated residents have fought for environmental justice and a concrete plant ruin has become a beautiful park, designed with the help of the community. Leader: Alexie Torres-Fleming and colleagues, Youth Ministry for Peace and Justice. Meet at YMPJ. $15, $12 MAS members. For details and to sign-up go to www.MAS.org or call (212) 935 -2075.
Sunday, June 21 (9:30am): Bike the Bronx River! Meet at Pelham Parkway and Bronx Park East.
Celebrate Father's Day by biking the Bronx River Greenway! Ride will head north along the Bronx River Greenway. We'll pause at 233rd Street in Shoelace Park and riders who wish to remain in parkland can circle back from there. Others will continue on to the Bicycle Sundays on the Bronx River Parkway in Westchester. Final destination: the impounded headwaters of the Bronx River at the Kensico Dam! Ride is about 20 miles (one way). To register, email email@example.com.
Friday, June 26: Audubon Biodiversity Walk hosted by NYC Audubon Society and the Bronx River Alliance.
A two hour walk and discussion in the Bronx River Forest, one of the oldest growth forests in New York City. Learn about the past, the present and the future of this unique resource. Meet at Burke Avenue and Bronx Blvd. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or visit www.nycaudubon.org.
Saturday, June 27 (noon – 5pm): Community Rowing at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Rocking the Boat invites you to come rowing in hand made wooden rowboats. For more information, visit http://rockingtheboat.org/communityrowing/.
Saturday, June 27 (11am – 3pm): Bronx River Festival. River Park (180th St and Boston Road)
The Bronx River Alliance presents the Bronx River Festival featuring Sonia Manzano (Maria from Sesame Street) and other cast members from the show. Join us for canoe rides, entertainment, and good food on the beautiful Bronx River! For more information, call 718 430 4665 or visit www.bronxriver.org.
Saturday, June 27 (12pm – 5pm): Car-free Crotona Park sponsored by the Car-free Bronx Coalition (Bike New York, Bronx River Alliance, Clean Air New York, Montefiore Medical Center, Sustainable South Bronx, Transportation Alternatives, and The Point CDC) between Claremont Parkway and Crotona Park North (rain or shine). Come join in on a host of activities on Crotona Parkway. Bring your friends, family, and bike (if you have one) and enjoy a beautiful car-free day in Crotona Park. For more information, call 718 324 4466 or visit www.transalt.org/events/calendar.