This coming Saturday, July 15, Newark’s Riverfront Park will celebrate it’s 6th annual “River Day” with a full day of activities.
From 11 to 1 p.m., visitors can meet at the park’s “Orange Sticks” to kayak on the Passaic River. Those who are interested should RSVP at newarkriverfront@gmailcom, or call (201) 341-8331.
From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., there will be a series of activities at the park, including chess with Newark Chess Club, printing with Newark Print Shop, terrarium building with Fern & Fossil, a magic show with Chris Dare, face painting, fitness, and performances. DJ Scotty Nevers will provide the musical backdrop.
Then at dusk, Riverfront Park will host a movie night. Starting at 8 p.m. they will show family-friendly (and water-friendly) animated film Finding Nemo in the meadow (Raymond Boulevard and Brill Street).
Riverfront Park provides a host of other programming throughout the summer, including dance and fitness activities, weekly chess, adult kickball, karaoke and the popular riverfront house party with DJ Omar Abdullah. Visit newarkriverfront.org to learn more.
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