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Newtown Creek Community Visioning Workshop

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June 3, 2017: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222 map
Join Riverkeeper and Newtown Creek Alliance for a visioning session where you can share your thoughts on remediation, restoration, recreation, and resilience, gain vital information about the state of the Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) and Superfund, and contribute to the vision plan for the creek.

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World Ocean Festival-New York City

June 4, 2017: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Governors Island New York, NY 11231 map
Join the intrepid community of concerned and caring boaters, yachtsmen and women, ferry and cruise operators, sailors, Vikings, fishermen, and women, as Mariners for a parade for the Oceans to bring their message of concern to the world leaders through advocacy, education, and events. The World Ocean Festival kicks of this initiative. The festival includes both a boat parade of both large and small boats, and an Ocean Village on Governor's Island, celebrating art, education, innovation, and tools for action in support of the ocean.

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World Ocean Festival

June 4, 2017: 12:00PM to 4:00PM
NY Harbor and Gantry State Park
A PUBLIC EVENT TO #SAVEOUROCEAN The World Ocean Festival is a public event hosted by the City of New York and organized by GLOBAL BRAIN FOUNDATION to raise peoples’ voices for the preservation and sustainable use of our oceans.

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Newburgh water crisis: Community water update meeting

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June 5, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Christ Lutheran Church, 186 Fullerton Ave, Newburgh, NY map
Are you thirsty? Is it safe to use your water to wash your dishes? Is your water safe to use in cooking? Protect your drinking water! Let your voice be heard!

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Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group

June 7, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
TBD
Please check the Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group website for updates.

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MoveOn Rockland Environmental Education Forum

June 13, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
163 Main St, Nyack, NY 10960 map
Join MoveOn Rockland for an Environmental Education Forum on Tuesday, June 13th at 7pm at Patisserie Didier Dumas on Main Street in Nyack. In a relaxed and casual atmosphere, Margie Turrin, Chair of the Rockland County Water Task Force Conservation Committee; Peggy Kurtz, Leader of the Rockland Sierra Club; and Cliff Weathers Director of Communications at Riverkeeper will discuss how citizens of Rockland County can take action to defend our natural resources. Short presentations will be followed by an open Q&A session.

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The River Art Project special presentation: “Who Doesn’t Want Clean Water?”

Moonrise on the River-2012-24 x 36-Oil on panel by Scott Prior
IMAGE: Moonrise on the River, 2012, 24 x 36”, Oil on panel by Scott Prior
June 17, 2017: 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Stockbridge Station, 3 Depot Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts map
President and Hudson Riverkeeper Paul Gallay will give a special presentation during The River Art Project exhibition. Using examples from Riverkeeper’s current work and recent clean water victories, Paul will discuss how people-driven advocacy and grass roots efforts can have a “trickle up” effect in gaining government support to protect our waterways and drinking water.

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Celebrate Irvington – Main Street Festival

June 18, 2017: 9:00AM to 4:30PM
Irvington Village Hall and Vicinity, 85 Main Street, Irvington NY
A day of fun, history, music and food in the historic village of Irvington.

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Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group Full Meeting

June 27, 2017: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Mary Star of the Sea, 41 1st St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 map
Please join us for our monthly general meeting. All Gowanus CAG meetings are open to the public. Read more at https://gowanuscag.org.

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