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Riverkeeper Sweep Party

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June 2, 2012: 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Louis Engel Waterfront Park, Secor Road & Westerly Road, Ossining, NY (Easy access via Metro North! Plenty of parking, too.) map

The 2012 Riverkeeper Sweep engaged 450 volunteers in projects that removed 7 tons of trash, planted 125 trees and more – all in service to the Hudson River. Thank you, volunteers! Click here for details.

A Day of Service for the Hudson River
An Evening of Celebration on the Ossining Waterfront

  • Free Live Music by Stew Cutler and friends from 4-5 and 6-7 p.m.
  • Awards Ceremony honoring Clean Water Champions at 5 p.m.
  • *Sailing with the Ossining Community Sailing Club, 3-7 p.m.
  • *Kayaking with Hudson River Recreation, 4-7 p.m.
  • Sunset Sails ($60) and Sunset Paddles ($40) departing at 7 p.m., tickets available at the event on a first come first serve basis.


    • Capt. John Lipscomb and the Riverkeeper Patrol Boat
    • Seining with Hudson River Estuary Program Naturalists at 3 p.m.
    • Educational Tables about Hudson River Issues & Organizations
    • Food by Wobble Café and Whole Foods Market
    • Beer by Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
    • Fly Fishing Demonstrations with Orvis
    • Open House at the Ossining Boat and Canoe Club
    • Playground for kids
    • And more…

    The Riverkeeper Sweep features 30+ volunteer-led cleanups on June 2 covering more than 100 miles of Hudson River. Details, and volunteer registration at

    *Sailing and kayaking are first come, first served for Riverkeeper members at the Advocate ($40) level. Become a member today!

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