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Events for August 2014

August 23, 2014 (11am)
Estuary Paddle
Concrete Plant Park

Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the Bronx River.


$25, registration required.
Trip sign up becomes available 2 weeks prior to trip. Please register here.

Directions:
Concrete Plant Park
Bronx River (between Westchester Ave & Bruckner Blvd)
Subway: 6 train to Whitlock Ave; 2/5 train to Freeman St
Bus: Bx4/Bx27 to Whitlock Ave


August 23, 2014 (12pm)
Community Rowing w/ Rocking the Boat
Hunts Point Riverside Park


FREE
, no registration required.

Explore the river in one of Rocking the Boat’s handmade wooden row boats.
For more info, visit www.rockingtheboat.org. 

Directions
Hunts Point Riverside Park
Lafayette Ave (between Edgewater Rd & the Bronx River)
Subway: 6 train to Hunts Point Ave
Bus: Bx39 to Spofford Ave


August 26, 2014 (8pm)
Movie Nights Along the River
Soundview Park

 Bring your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy a FREE movie screening for the first time within Soundview Park.

This week we're featuring "WALL E".

Find us on the waterfront. The movie starts promptly at 8pm so come early for a comfortable spot and enjoy the show!

Guest using public transportation can take the 6 train to MORRISON AVE/SOUNDVIEW and walk SOUTH to SOUNDVIEW PARK. For drivers, arrive at the park via the Bruckner Expressway or Bronx River Parkway. Limited street parking is available in the area.

Rain date Wednesday, August 27th at 8pm.

Any questions? Call us at 718-430-4665.



August 27, 2014 (9:30am)
Pitch In with the Conservation Crew
Bronx River Forest

Work alongside the Bronx River Conservation Crew to manage invasive species, clean up our parks and improve our local environment. All are welcome, no experience necessary. Tools and supplies provided.

Wednesday, August 27th
9:30am
Bronx River Forest

*Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of children must be accompanied by adults, maintaining a 1:5 ratio of adults to children (for example, two adults must lead a group of ten children).

Location details:
Bronx Park Forest at Burke Ave and Bronx Park East
(Meet the Conservation Crew on Burke Bridge – within the park, over the Bronx River)
Subway: 2 or 5 train to Burke Avenue and walk 3 blocks east
Bus: Bx39 bus to Burke Avenue
Car: Bronx River Parkway to the Mosholu exit, north on Bronx Park East (limited street parking available in the area)

Let us know if you will join us! Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Alex Nieves at Nisha.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov.

We hope to see you there!

August 28, 2014 (7:00pm- 8:30pm)
Active Design Workshop
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club 625 Castle Hill Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473

 

August 30, 2014 (11am)
Paddle & Pickup
Starlight Park

 Experience another way to volunteer on the Bronx River by joining our Paddle & Pickup activity prior to the Community Paddle. Help us clean up the banks and running waters of New York City's only fresh water river to improve our local environment. 

Limited seats are available so sign up now! Paddle & Pickup


Directions
Starlight Park
174th St between West Farms Rd & Bronx River Ave
Subway: 2 or 5 train to 174th St/West Farms, 6 train to Whitlock Ave
Bus: Bx36 to 174th St.
Enter at 174th St, slightly east of the Sheridan Expressway via the blue overpass.


August 30, 2014 (12:30pm)
Community Paddle
Starlight Park

FREE, no registration required.

Calling all paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!


Directions
Starlight Park
174th St between West Farms Rd & Bronx River Ave
Subway: 2 or 5 train to 174th St/West Farms, 6 train to Whitlock Ave
Bus: Bx36 to 174th St.
Enter at 174th St, slightly east of the Sheridan Expressway via the blue overpass.

August 30, 2014 (12pm)
Community Rowing w/ Rocking the Boat
Hunts Point Riverside Park


FREE, no registration required.

Explore the river in one of Rocking the Boat’s handmade wooden row boats.
For more info, visit www.rockingtheboat.org. 

Directions
Hunts Point Riverside Park
Lafayette Ave (between Edgewater Rd & the Bronx River)
Subway: 6 train to Hunts Point Ave
Bus: Bx39 to Spofford Ave