Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

 

Join Chesapeake Light Craft Corp for an in-water demo hosted by Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club in conjunction with the Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB).

Location:
Alexander St

Yonkers New York
Short 1 block walk from the Yonkers Metro North train station

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:30am

Go behind the scenes of our bustling port on a Hidden Harbor Tour this Saturday. The Working Harbor Committee presents their 2.5 hour fully narrated Hidden Harbor Tour of Port Newark, in partnership with Circle Line Sightseeing.

Bill Miller, “Mr Ocean-Liner” is the guest speaker and together with Captain John Doswell, they will give industry-insider tidbits as the tour boat winds her way through the harbor. Get tickets here.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Green Shores NYC, through a grant from the Hudson River Foundation, has launched their latest project called Bridging the Creek.  After three successful and sold out walking tours this past June, We are partnering with our friends at Recycle-A-Bicycle on a bike tour of Newtown Creek.
Joining us are Greater Astoria Historical Society historian, Rich Melnick and Willis Elkins of the Newtown Creek Alliance.  Come with us to explore the history and ecology of the Creek. 

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 8:00am

Join Brooklyn Greenway Initiative and partners for a 40-mile bike ride along the Brooklyn-Queens waterfronts.

Starting at Newtown Barge Playground, Greenpoint and finishing at Rockaway Beach, the route showcases the potential of a fully completed Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway combined with a completed Jamaica Bay Greenway.

Following the ride, join the after-party at the beach with food from the Rockaway food vendors and a swim in the ocean. Participants can make their own way back independently via the  A train or by bicycle.

Alternate starts are available at Owls Head Park (26-mile ride) and Floyd Bennett Field (14-mile ride).

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 3:30pm

 

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

10:00am-1:30pm: FREE, PUBLIC SAIL ON THE HARBOR ABOARD SCHOONER PIONEER
Hop aboard historic Schooner Pioneer for a free, public tour of the harbor! 
Pioneer was originally built to carry sand mined near the mouth of the Delaware Bay to an iron foundry in Chester, Pennsylvania in 1885  One of 6 ships in the South Street Seaport Museum's fleet, she now carries passengers in her current role as a piece of "living history"

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Get out on the water for 20-30 minutes of free kayaking on the East River at Stuyvesant Cove Park. No reservations necessary.

Fun for old and young. Children are welcome.

Following organizations are the sponsors of this event and we hope that you check out the websites of each:

Long Island City Community Boathouse
Lower Eastside Ecology Center

Urban Swim

New York City Watertrail Association

Solar 1

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

EDC: Roackway Boardwalk Restoration

Risks, natural or man-made, most often have a cause and effect that transcends any individual building and impacts wide areas. The structure of the landscape, especially at natural edges like the ocean’s shore or fault zones, is always changing and adapting the land to new conditions. This can take place suddenly or in geologic time. How do landscape architects accommodate these processes in designing places that can reduce risk, adapt to climate change, and function as great public open space that is ecologically and esthetically rich? Case studies will demonstrate exceptional resilient design for three parks, two campuses—one institutional and one governmental—and a surprising golf course atop a water filtration plant

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am

     

Join naturalists from the Hudson River Estuary Program as they pull a seine net through the waters of the tidal basin at Inwood Hill Park, identifying and counting their catch for the annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count.

During this free family program, participants may volunteer to put on waterproof boots and help collect a variety of wriggly and fascinating creatures usually hidden below the surface of the water.

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

You are cordially invited to the National Lighthouse Museum's Fourth Annual Light Keepers Gala Celebration on Friday, August 8th, 2014 aboard the yacht, Cornucopia Destiny. Will will be boarding at the pier located near 355 Front St. Stapleton, where onsite parking is available. Boarding is at 6:30pm and we will leave promptly at 7:00pm to cruise the harbor. There will be cocktails, buffet, premium open bar and dancing in the moonlight!

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