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Highbridge Rocks Community Festival

Saturday, May 12, 2018

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

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Get to know your resilient 450-million-year-old neighbors: the rocks of Highbridge Park. Discover their unique geologic features, make art, and celebrate the park’s adventurous assets.

Activities include:

- Bouldering with REI
- Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct with Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct 
- Geology workshops and games with the Urban Park Rangers
- Collage making with Sugar Hill Children's Museum
- Rock rubbings with Creative Art Works
- Photo booth travel to the 1800s with Hike the Heights
- Storytelling with Word Up Community Bookstore
- While We Are Still Here with music performed by Atiyya Featuring Turiya 
- Wafels & Dinges Award-Winning food truck
- BikeRentNYC will offer 50% off coupons for bike rentals to ride the historic High Bridge

(Photo credit: John Suhar)

Location

Adventure Playground in Highbridge Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Due to an MTA service change, C trains will not stop at 163rd Street. Please take the A or the 1 train to 168th Street.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

irina.bright@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Sports, Tours, Seniors, Hiking

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