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Events for July 2017

July 15, 2017 (2pm)
River House Celebration & 5K Canoe Challenge
Starlight Park




Join the River House Celebration on Saturday, July 15 starting at 2pm at Starlight Park for this FREE, family friendly event. Boogie on the Bronx River with the latin jazz band, Consumata, dance performance by Angela's Pulse, music by DJ Pusha, sports & games, community paddles, hard-hat tours inside our new home, watercolor workshop, movie night feature of Moana, and more!

We will also have the 5K Canoe Challenge! A
transformed Amazing Bronx River Flotilla. Cheer on the teams as they compete for the title of “2017 Bronx River Canoe Champion” while fundraising for a great cause. Interested in joining a team? Contact Tahai Addea at 718.430.4602 or email at tahai.addae@bronxriver.org

 


Program* 

 
11am       

Bronx River Ramble

 The Astonishing Story of Starlight Park
2pm       


5K Canoe Challenge Teams will compete in a canoe relay course (five legs) for a total distance
of 5
2:30pm 
Dance Performance
 

Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories.(This performance is made possible with public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts through the New York State Council on the Arts). 

3:15pm
5KCanoe Award Ceremony 
&  
River House Announcement

 
Find out who will be the “2017 Bronx River Canoe Champion” and we have news about the "Greenest Building in the South Bronx".
4-7pm
River House Hard Hat Tours



First come, first served, tours are every half hour. Please note, you will be entering a construction site and for your own safety please wear sturdy, closed toe shoes. You will be provided a hard-hat that you must wear at all times.
  
4-7pm
Community Paddle




Short canoe trips for beginners and families. First come, first served. Waivers will be required for canoe rides and minors must have a legal guarding sing in their waiver. Our paddle is also part of the Waterfront Alliance’s annual "City of Water Day"** celebrate your Bronx River waterfront with us!

7pm
Consumata 



[KON-SU-MAH-TAH] band will make you dance Cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-rengue, dubbed out tarantellas!

8pm Movie night featuring Moana
 Don’t forget to bring your blankets and enjoy a movie about an adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people.
*Program subject to change


Stop by and meet our local partners at the park such as: Bronx Children Museum's "
On the Go Bus", THE POINT, SWALE, Friends At Soundview Park, NYC Planning, Bronx Native, Bronx Health Reach, East Coast Greenway Alliance, Phipps Neighborhood, Bronx Sole and more! 

For directions to Starlight Park click
here!

For more information contact Joseph Sanchez or call 718-430-4665.


**
City of Water Day: Get out on our waterfront—and on the water—with the Waterfront Alliance’s annual City of Water Day! Now in its tenth year, this free, family-oriented celebration of the world-class potential of the New York and New Jersey waterfront has grown into the region’s biggest harbor festival.