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City of Water Day Festival

Jul 12, 2014

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On Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) will present the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance’s seventh annual City of Water Day, a celebration of the waterways and waterfronts of the New York/New Jersey metropolitan region.

Tens of thousands of people — arriving by ferry, kayak and sailing ship, among other styles of transportation — will converge on Governors Island (NY), Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken, and at more than 30 other waterfront sites for a day of free fun.

A&P presents day of FREE waterfront activities in Hoboken and NYC
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HOBOKEN — On Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P) will present the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance’s seventh annual City of Water Day, a celebration of the waterways and waterfronts of the New York/New Jersey metropolitan region.

Tens of thousands of people — arriving by ferry, kayak and sailing ship, among other styles of transportation — will converge on Governors Island (NY), Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken, and at more than 30 other waterfront sites for a day of free fun.

Highlights include:

* Free boat tours on ferries, schooners, fireboats, tall ships, tugboats and more (information on ticket reservations forthcoming at www.cityofwaterday.org)

* The Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race (to participate, gather a team of six and visit www.cityofwaterday.org/cardboardkayak for information and to register)

* Free on-water rowing and kayaking demonstrations and lessons

* Special children’s section sponsored by Disney

* Recycling and urban composting demonstrations by Earth Matter NY

* Waterfront Activity Fair, where hundreds of Alliance Partners offer activities, giveaways and information about their work

Details

Date:
Jul 12, 2014
Cost:
FREE
Website:
http://www.cityofwaterday.org

Venue

Governors Island
New York, NY United States