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River House Celebration and 5k Canoe Challenge

Saturday, July 15, 2017

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Join the River House Celebration at Starlight Park!

Boogie on the Bronx River with live music by Consumata, dance performance by Angela's Pulse, sports and games, community paddles, and more at this fun and FREE family-friendly event.

Schedule of Activities

2:00 p.m. - 5K Canoe Challenge: Teams will compete in a canoe relay course (five legs) for a total distance of 5K
2:30 p.m. - Dance Performance: Angela’s Pulse creates and produces collaborative performance work dedicated to building community and illuminating bold, new stories. 
3:15 p.m. - 5K Canoe Award Ceremony and 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".
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - 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 closed-toed shoes and no sleeveless shirts or short skirts. You will be provided a hard hat that you must wear at all times.
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Community Paddle: Short canoe trips for beginners and families. First come, first served. Our paddle is also part of the Waterfront Alliance’s annual "City of Water Day" celebrate your Bronx River waterfront with us!
7:00 p.m. - Consumata: [KON-SU-MAH-TAH] band will make you dance Cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-rengue, dubbed out tarantellas!
8:00 p.m. - 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

For more information , please call (718) 430-4665.




Event Organizer

Bronx River Alliance

Contact Number

(718) 430-4665


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