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Go Fish! featuring Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell with You Are My Flower

STATUS: This event will occur as scheduled.
WHERE: Wagner Park
WHEN: September 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
TICKETING INFORMATION: This event is free
Event Details

Join us on Saturday, September 10th for fishing and family fun. 

Experience the thrill of catch-and-release fishing and discover the variety of marine life thriving in the Hudson River! Skilled anglers will be on hand to assist. Rods and bait provided or bring your own. All ages are welcome.

Join experienced anglers for catch-and-release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River. Observe the day’s catch in aerated tanks and discover what you can do to steward the recovery of the Hudson. This event includes and are project and bird watching.

CATCH-AND-RELEASE FISHING 10am-2pm: During Go Fish!, barbless hooks minimize injuries to both fish and participants. Fish are placed in saltwater tanks for observation and identification before being released back into the Hudson. Live demonstrations and displays teach fish anatomy and heighten awareness of the ecology, flourishing marine life and current state of good health of the Hudson River and its estuary. Rods, reels and bait are provided for those who don’t bring their own. 

ART PROJECTS 11am-2pm: Learn about the public art in Wagner Park and participate in an art-making workshop. Create your own sound-making instrument with recycled materials.

BIRD WATCHING 11am: Search with an experienced birder for species that live in or migrate through BPC Parks. Binoculars available to borrow.

FAMILY PERFORMANCE 12pm: Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell with You Are My Flower – Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes and Smithsonian folkways artist Elizabeth Mitchell perform traditional acoustic folk music with a modern twist for children of all ages.