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Events for August 2015

August 01, 2015 (11:00 Am)
Estuary Paddle
Concrete Plant Park


Join us at 11 am for a 3 hour tour of the Bronx River estuary. Starting at Concrete Plant Park, just below the 6 train station at Whitlock, we will paddle out towards the mouth of the river and the Long Island Sound to see the industrial side of river life, as well as some of the present restoration projects underway.






















$30, 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 08, 2015 (9:00AM)
Estuary Paddle
Concrete Plant Park


Join us at 9 am for a 3 hour tour of the Bronx River estuary. Starting at Concrete Plant Park, just below the 6 train station at Whitlock, we will paddle out towards the mouth of the river and the Long Island Sound to see the industrial side of river life, as well as some of the present restoration projects underway.






















$30, 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 08, 2015 (10am)
Bronx River Ramble
Neill Ave. & Bogart Ave.

Join Bronx historians Rich Vitacco and Tom Vasti as we trace the course of the bronx River tributary Downing Brook through the bronx neighborhoods of Morris Park and van Nest.

FREE No registration required.



August 12, 2015 - August 13, 2015 (8pm)
Movie Nights on the River
Hunts Point Riverside Park: Layfayette & Edge Water Road

RESCHEDULED

Come enjoy a family movie Despicable Me under the stars. 

FREE No registration required.



August 13, 2015 (6pm)
Green Infrastructure Tour
Hunts Point Riverside Park: Layfayette & Edge Water Road

Come see the new Green Infrastructure and help us keep our river clean and streets clear from flooding.

FREE No registration required.



August 15, 2015 (10:00 AM)
Community Paddle
Concrete Plant Park

FREE, no registration required.

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


Directions
Concrete Plant Park
Westchester Ave between Sheridan Expressway & Bronx River Ave
Subway: 2 or 5 train to Freeman Street, 6 train to Whitlock Ave
Bus: Bx4, 4A to 174th St.


August 20, 2015 (6:00pm)
Greenway Team Meeting
TBD

Join the Greenway Team meeting!

Support the full development of a continuous Bronx River Greenway. Join us on Thursday to find out more information on some of the plans for the Bronx River Greenway and how you can participate in the planning and implementation of it.

Date: Thursday August 20th
Time: 6:00pm
Place: the Bronx Museum of the Arts (1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456)
RSVP to: claudia.ibaven@parks.nyc.gov

Agenda
6:00 – 6:10pm Welcome and introductions
6:10 – 6:40pm Starlight Park Phase 2
                      - Brief Project Overview
                      - Bridge Study presentation by Design Consultant
6:40 – 6:50pm Bronx River Bike Tour Sept. 12
6:50 – 7:00pm Bronx River Greenway Project Updates
7:00 – 7:15pm Improving signage on the Bronx River Greenway
7:15 – 7:30pm other announcements



The Greenway Team is committed to advocating for and promoting the Bronx River Greenway as a complete and connected trail and series of parks for all users, providing access to the Bronx River waterfront and open green space for mixed use by, with, and for community members and local community groups. For more information about the Bronx River Greenway, please visit www.bronxriver.org/greenway


August 22, 2015 (10:00 AM)
Upper River Paddle
Shoelace Park (219th and Bronx Blvd.)

This paddle starts at 219th St. and ends in the Mitsubishi Riverwalk of the Bronx Zoo. These trips are approximately two and a half hours on water andhave one portage. On this trip, you will have the opportunity to travel south through Shoelace Park, The Bronx River Forest, The Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo. For those who feel strong, we will offer the opportunity to paddle south for a short distance, portaging another dam, and then returning to the riverwalk.



$30, registration required.
Trip sign up becomes available 2 weeks prior to trip. Please register here.


Directions:
Shoelace Park
East 219 St & Bronx Blvd
Subway: 2/5 train to 219 St
Bus: Bx39/Bx28 to 211 St

August 29, 2015 (10:00 AM)
Community Paddle
Concrete Plant Park

FREE, no registration required.

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


Directions
Concrete Plant Park
Westchester Ave between Sheridan Expressway & Bronx River Ave
Subway: 2 or 5 train to Freeman Street, 6 train to Whitlock Ave
Bus: Bx4, 4A to 174th St.