Events

RvK@Troy Farmers Market

August 2, 2014: 9:00AM to 2:00PM
282 River Street Troy map
Come stop by the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market and learn about local threats such as crude oil transports and the clean water raid to fund the new Tappan Zee bridge as Riverkeeper makes our second appearance at the Troy Farmers Market. Our outreach volunteers will be there spreading the clean water message, signing up new members and gathering petition signatures! Riverkeeper will have a booth at this event, and we need volunteers to help educate the public about threats to the Hudson River. Sign up here to join our team. Learn More

Feed Your River: Ossining Farmers Market

August 9, 2014: 8:30AM to 1:00PM
Parking Lot on the corner of Spring & Main Streets Downtown Ossining map
Please come visit us and our friends at Down to Earth Markets at the Ossining Farmers Market! Riverkeeper and Down to Earth Markets are teaming up this summer and fall to present the Feed Your River Series, a partnership between neighbors to promote local food and the importance of clean water. Did you know that over 100,000 New Yorkers get their drinking water directly from the Hudson River? Another 8 million New Yorkers depend on the good health of the Catskills for their drinking water supply. Riverkeeper will have a […] Learn More

EcoFest

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August 10, 2014: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Times Square map
ECOFEST celebrates its 26th Anniversary this year. Launched as an environmental event where people would get information, get involved, find products, learn about services and be entertained by people who care about the environment, ECOFEST started as a visionary effort for a better world. 26 years later it is still going strong supporting environmental causes and issues. ECOFEST is a cultural and educational environmental festival, free to the public, that is organized and produced by the West Side Cultural Center in New York. In its 26 year track record, ECOFEST […] Learn More

Corn Festival

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August 10, 2014: 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Beacon Riverfront Park, Beacon Sloop Club map
The annual Corn Festival helps raise funds for the upkeep of the Beacon Sloop Club’s flagship, The Woody Guthrie, and for their sailing and educational programs. The Woody, a wooden replica of a gaff-rigged Hudson River ferry sloop, will be on hand for free sails on the Hudson during the festival. There will be live music. Come on down to get “Buck-an-Ear” corn. A great variety of local foods, crafts, and environmental booths. The Beacon Sloop Club is a non-profit, all-volunteer environmental action/education and sailing organization dedicated to cleaning up […] Learn More Event Website

Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon to Speak at ABA Annual Meeting

August 10, 2014: 2:30PM to 4:00PM
Hynes Convention Center, Room 101, Plaza Level map
Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon will speak about the risks of crude oil shipment by rail during the American Bar Association Annual Meeting 2014 in Boston. Learn More Register

Feed Your River: Tarrytown Farmers Market

August 16, 2014: 8:30AM to 1:00PM
Patriots Park on N. Broadway (Rt. 9) map
Please come visit us and our friends at Down to Earth Markets at the Tarrytown Farmers Market! Riverkeeper and Down to Earth Markets are teaming up this summer and fall to present the Feed Your River Series, a partnership between neighbors to promote local food and the importance of clean water. Did you know that over 100,000 New Yorkers get their drinking water directly from the Hudson River? Another 8 million New Yorkers depend on the good health of the Catskills for their drinking water supply. Riverkeeper will have a […] Learn More

RvK@Saugerties Farmers Market

August 23, 2014: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
115 Main St., Saugerties, NY map
Come stop by and learn about local threats such as crude oil transports and Ashokan Reservoir turbidity releases as Riverkeeper makes our second appearance at the Saugerties Farmers Market. Our outreach volunteers will be there spreading the clean water message, signing up new members and gathering public comments! Riverkeeper will have a booth at this event, and we need volunteers to help educate the public about threats to the Hudson River. Sign up here to join our team. Learn More

RvK@Cold Spring Farmers Market

August 30, 2014: 8:30AM to 1:30PM
Boscobel House and Gardens 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY map
Stop by and say hello to Riverkeeper at the Cold Spring Farmers Market Aug. 30 – and take in one of the most beautiful views of the Hudson River, from the grounds of Boscobel House and Gardens. Learn More

Feed Your River: Piermont Farmers Market

August 31, 2014: 9:30AM to 3:00PM
M&T Bank Parking Lot- Piermont Ave & Ash St. map
Please come visit us and our friends at Down to Earth Markets at the Piermont Farmers Market! Riverkeeper and Down to Earth Markets are teaming up this summer and fall to present the Feed Your River Series, a partnership between neighbors to promote local food and the importance of clean water. Did you know that over 100,000 New Yorkers get their drinking water directly from the Hudson River? Another 8 million New Yorkers depend on the good health of the Catskills for their drinking water supply. Riverkeeper will have a […] Learn More

Paddle for a Cure

September 6, 2014: 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Long Dock, Beacon map
The Hudson River Water Trail Association sponsors the Fourth Annual Paddle for a Cure on Saturday, September 6th. Kayaks, canoes, SUPs, rank beginners, and seasoned paddlers will follow an 9-mile current assisted course along a beautiful stretch of the Hudson River from the Long Dock in Beacon to Dockside Park in Cold Spring. This year’s paddle will be a ‘poker-paddle’ fundraiser where participants will pick up playing cards at five locations along the way, hoping to produce the best ‘poker’ hand. After the paddle, celebrate a fun and rewarding day […] Learn More