River to River Festival: BREATHE – Craig Harris
June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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.
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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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…More info
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…More info