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River to River Festival: BREATHE – Craig Harris

River to River Festival BREATHE – Craig Harris

June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
River Terrace & Murray Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

A large ensemble of musicians make a sonic statement in response to the long- term and current injustices inflicted upon African American people. This creation of trombonist/composer Craig Harris is offered to support the community in staying resilient and persistent in fighting for justice.

NYCRUNS Firecracker 5K & 10K

Race around Gov­er­nors Island (which was instrumental in American Independence, serving as lookout in the New York Harbor). Take a whirl­wind tour of Gov­er­nors Island including old military outposts, bunkers, and even a Castle with amaz­ing views. Compete for the  three awards for ages 9 and under, 10-14 and other age groups.

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Smorgasburg WTC

Sample creative global treats from 10 vendors at an open-air food market flanked by colorful murals.

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The Skyscraper Museum Family Program

Engage with a Skyscraper Museum educator to explore the principles of urbanism, architecture, and engineering through hands-on activities.

Free, but online registration required. Walk-in spots sometimes available.

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Battery Playscape

Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…

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Nelson A. Rockefeller & Teardrop Park

Frolic on wide waterfront lawns and explore multiple playgrounds plus gardens, public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion.

In Rockefeller Park, climb large jungle gyms with swinging bridges, netting, slides, poles and more. Ride a pedal-powered merry-go-round and dig in multiple sandboxes and a handicapped-accessible sand table. In warm weather, be sprayed by an elephant…

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play:groundNYC’s The Yard

Get creative at a 50,000 square-foot adventure playground stocked with loose parts, tools and space for kids to play, imagine and dream big.

See our compete guide to Governor’s Island.

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