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Upcoming Newark Riverfront events

Monday, August 4, 2014
Riverfront Yoga, 6-7 pm at the Riverfront Meadow (Enter park at Raymond Blvd and Brill St, take right and circle around to the Meadow.) Bring a mat or blanket. Free & open to the public.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Riverfront Zumba, 6-7 pm at the Riverfront Meadow (Enter park at Raymond Blvd and Brill St, take right and circle around to the Meadow.) Free & open to the public.

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Paddle on the Passaic Kayak Tours, 10 am & 11:30 am. Join the movement to the river for a fun and affordable 90-minute kayak trip on the Passaic River. Tickets must be purchased in advance, $15 for general tickets, $5 for Newark residents. To purchase, call (201) 341–8311 or email newarkriverfront [at] gmail.com with the date and time of the tour you’d like.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Friends of Riverfront Park meeting, 6-7:30 pm, Riverbank Park Fieldhouse. (Enter park on Somme Street between Market Street and Raymond Blvd.)

Friday, August 22, 2014
Riverfront House Dance Party with DJ Omar Abdallah, 7 pm, Orange Sticks.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 
Newark Boat Tours, 10 am & 12 pm (Port Tours). Join the movement to the river for a fun and affordable boat tour. Tours travel 7 miles of Newark’s riverfront. Tickets must be purchased in advance, $15 for general tickets, $5 for Newark residents. To purchase, call (201) 341–8311 or email newarkriverfront [at] gmail.com with the date and time of the tour you’d like.

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7/20 & 8/16 Paddle on the Passaic Kayak Tours

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Join the movement to the river for a fun and affordable kayak tour! Tickets must be purchased in advance, $15 for general tickets, $5 for Newark residents. Kayaks, Personal Flotation Devices, and expert supervision will be provided by Newark Riverfront Revival and Hackensack Riverkeeper.

Paddle on the Passic Kayak Tours
Sunday, July 20, 10 am & 11:30 am
Saturday, August 16, 10 am & 11:30 am
Purchase tickets by calling (201) 341–8311 or emailing newarkriverfront [at] gmail.com with the time of the tour you’d like.

Paddle trips along Newark Riverfront Park offer opportunities for residents and visitors to experience the city from the river. Participants must be able to paddle, sit on a kayak for 2 hours, and be in decent shape. The trip will be educational and provide a great work out!

Download flyer here.

UPDATE photos from 7/20 Paddle!

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Saturday 7/26: Explore an Ironbound Riverfront Walkshop

Join the movement to reconnect Newark to its river. This interactive walkshop will cover two miles of the Ironbound riverfront between Penn Station and Chapel Street. Come see for yourself the environmental clean-up of the old city gasworks and the ongoing development of Newark RIverfront Park. Also hear the stories and meet some of the Newarkers who have organized their neighbors to shape our community. Please wear comfortable clothes and sturdy closed-toe shoes. You are encouraged to bring a bottle of water. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11 am–1 pm Meet at Newark Penn Station Info Booth Free and open to the public, but RSVP required! (201) 341–8311 newarkriverfront [at] gmail [dot] com dsc01503

AICP Certificate Maintenance credits are available thanks to NJ_horizontal_542 (2).

See photos from past Ironbound Walkshops herehere, and here. UPDATE Was great to walk & talk about Ironbound’s changing riverfront last Saturday. Was especially amazing to share Mr & Mrs Gilmer’s memories of growing up in the Roosevelts and their first visit to Newark Riverfront Park. Also thanks to Ironbound Community Corporation‘s Nancy Zak, Drew Curtis, and members of the EJ Team! Email newarkriverfront [at] gmail.com if you’d like to join a future walkshop on the Downtown or North of 280 riverfronts!

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Friday 7/11 8 pm! Free Outdoor Movie Night featuring Finding Nemo at Riverfront Park

cp_FWB_FindingNemo_20120926 Friday 7/11 at 8 pm, Newark Riverfront Revival will host an Outdoor Movie Night featuring Finding Nemo. Come relax, enjoy, and watch the exciting adventures of these brave fish by the banks the Passaic River! Finding Nemo at Riverfront Park Meadow Friday, July 11, 8 pm Riverfront Park Meadow is located near the corner of Raymond Boulevard and Brill Street. Enter the park, turn right, and circle around to the Meadow. The #1 bus stops nearby, and Newark Penn Station is only a 15-minute walk down Raymond Blvd. (See map.) Free & open to the public! Bring blankets & lawn chairs for maximum relaxation! Thanks to sponsor Atlantic Federal Credit Union!

Update! We found Nemo!

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6/28 Praise by the Passaic Gospel Festival

Dr. Albert Lewis & Newark Riverfront Revival present
Praise by the Passiac Gospel Festival
at the Orange Sticks
Saturday, June 28, 5–8 pm

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Join residents of Newark and the region to celebrate the conclusion of New Jersey Gospel Month with a festival of gospel song and praise dance showcasing talent from across Newark, hosted by Dr. Albert Lewis of the Gospel Time television program.

Newark Riverfront Park is located along Raymond Boulevard between Van Buren & Somme Streets. The #1 bus stops nearby, and Newark Penn Station is only a 10-minute walk down Raymond Blvd.

Bring blankets & lawn chairs, and don’t forget to wear white!

For more information contact Riverfront Coordinator Chris Caceres
(201) 341-8311
newarkriverfront [at] gmail [dot] com
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@newarkriverfrnt