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Events for May 2016

May 07, 2016 (9:00)
The Amazing Bronx River Flotilla
Shoelace Park (219th and Bronx Blvd.) to Hunts Point Riverside Park

Celebrate with us & enjoy the many free activities during the day!
Join a 
Historic Ramble at 11am that will start at Concrete Plant Park and will end at Hunts Point Riverside Park. At Hunts Point Riverside Park, greet the paddlers & enjoy an afternoon of free activities from 12pm to 3pm, including free rowing by Rocking the Boat, activities by the Bronx Children’s Museum, poetry performance by The Peace Poets in collaboration with the Bronx River Art Center, NYC Parks Play Mobile games & more.
Over 100 paddlers will canoe the Bronx River on May 7. Continue to support their remarkable efforts by donating vital funds to these 
amazing paddlers as they stroke their way to our $50,000 goal so that we can bring a thousand Bronx kids and their families out on the river this year.

Registration for paddlers is now closed; but if you are already registered to paddle & have questions? Visit or contact Tahai Addae, Development Associate.

May 07, 2016 (11am)
Bronx River Ramble: Jane Jacobs Part 1
Concrete Plant Park- Entrance on Westchester Ave between Whitlock Ave & Bronx River Ave.

Jane Jacobs may have never set foot in the South Bronx, but there are many examples of how community activism has made neighborhoods all but written off in the 1960s. 

Join our volunteer historians as they lead a walk in the spirit of Jane Jacobs through Concrete Plant Park to Hunts Point Riverside Park where Bronx activist once fought against auto oriented plans and led a movement toward increasingly livable communities.

The walk will end at Hunts Point Riverside Park at the Flotilla Festival.


May 17, 2016 (9am-1pm)
Bronx River Forest Restoration
Bronx River Forest Burke Bridge (Entrance into the park on Bronx Blvd & Burke Ave 10467)

Come be part of our restoration crew and contribute to the health of the Bronx River Forest. Gloves and shovels will be provided. For more information please contact Joseph Sanchez.  

May 21, 2016 (TBD)
Wade into the Bronx River - World Fish Migration Day, Eel Mop Training

Join the Bronx River Alliance Wade into the Bronx River segment as we celebrate
World Fish Migration Day 2016!

We will be celebrating this joyous day by conducting a traing surrounding the great American Eel who call the waters of the Bronx River, home. Come learn about the miraculous journey and history of this fish along the Bronx River and participate in a hands on eel mop making workshop!

Where: TBD
When: TBD


For more information and interest please contact Education Coordinator,
Kathalene Lamboy at 718-430-4614.

Please come back for additional information and registration link,
anticipated mid-February!

Connecting Fish, Rivers, and People. - WFMD
For more information on World Fish Migration Day,
click here.

May 21, 2016 (10am-1pm)
Learn to Ride Clinic- Kids
Shoelace Park (219th and Bronx Blvd.)

NYC Parks-Recreation will be hosting a Learn to Ride Clinic on the Bronx River Greenway! Kids of all ages can participate and should bring their own bike and be accompanied by an adult. For more information please visit

May 27, 2016 (7:30pm)
Movie Nights On the River
Soundview Park Amphitheather (enter at Rosedale Ave & Lacombe Ave)

Come enjoy a family movie Happy Feet under the stars at Soundview's new amphitheather!