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Events for July 2015

July 11, 2015 (10:30am)
Bronx River Ramble
Scarsdale Metro North Station

Was the Bronx River a route for the Underground Railroad? An intriguing clue lies in a quiet Scarsdale churchyard.

Join us for 1.5 mile walk as we explore the possible route through the  "Underground Railroad" and other historical sites in Scarsdale.



July 11, 2015 (10 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.


July 16, 2015 (8pm)
Movie Nights on the River RESCHEDULED Rain Date July 16
Soundview Park: Metcalf Ave btw Lafayette Ave & Seward Ave

Come enjoy a family movie Big Hero 6 at Soundview Park (Metcalf Ave between Lafayetter Ave & Seward Ave) under the stars. Thursday July 16th.

FREE no registration required.



July 16, 2015 (7pm)
Green Infrastructure Tour
Soundview Park: Lafayette Ave. & Morrison Ave.

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

FREE no registration required.

July 18, 2015 (10 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 and have 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 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

July 18, 2015 (2pm-3pm)
City of Water Day - Community Paddle - CANCELLED
Concrete Plant Park

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO WEATHER - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Celebrate City of Water Day on the ‪Bronx River‬ this Saturday.

At Concrete Plant Park there will be a parade of boats let by the tug boat “The Bronx” arriving at 1pm, and at 2pm we will offer a Community Paddle: short canoe trips for beginners and families.

Come out to greet the visiting boats and enjoy a paddle on the Bronx River!

FREE
, no registration required.



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.


July 19, 2015 (9:00am to 1:00pm)
Van Cortlandt Park to Kensico Dam Bike Ride
Bronx River Greenway

Did you know?
The Bronx River Greenway is designated as a link in the East Coast Greenway, which is planned to stretch the 3,000 miles from Canada to Florida, linking major metropolitan areas along the way.

Learn more and ride part of the Bronx River Greenway link with the East Coast Greenway Alliance on a 25-mile guided bike ride from Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx to Kensico Dam Park in Valhalla Westchester County.

Registration is required > click here!




July 25, 2015 (10 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