Go Fish!: Featuring Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke

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 a 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: Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke – Help us kick off the fall season with fishing, art & nature activities, plus a live performance by Grammy award-winning musician Dan Zanes & Friends. Dan will play many of his classic hits, along with tunes from his latest album Ha-Ha This Way, which celebrates the music of Lead Belly.

Movie Night: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Under the shining stars, enjoy a magical evening watching NYC transform into your favorite wizarding world. Set 70 years before the famous Harry Potter began his education at Hogwarts, this tale follows the adventures of another wizard and his remarkable collection of spectacular creatures. Don’t forget your wand!

Go Fish! Featuring Dan Zane & Friends

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 a 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 Zane & Friends – Help us kick off the fall season with fishing, art & nature activities, plus a live performance by Grammy award-winning musician Dan Zanes & Friends. Dan will play many of his classic hits, along with tunes from his latest album Ha-Ha This Way, which celebrates the music of Lead Belly.

Bhangra Family Dance

Come join the energetic musical party and learn Bhangra, a fusion of traditional Punjabi-style folk dance and music with Western hip-hop and pop influences. Shaan Mutiyaaran Di will lead the dances to the selected beats of DJ Sunny Entertainment.

Strings on Hudson: Foxtrot!

The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra swings into action playing dance classics from the Great American Songbook. Sing along, or cut a rug a la Fred and Ginger. Jeepers Creepers, you’ll have a good time!

Silent Summer Dance Party

Get out in the sun and dance! Join us for our Silent Summer Dance Party with the help of Quiet Events.  Put your headphones on and the sounds of the party pulse to life as you groove to your choice of live DJs or a set playlist.  Food trucks on-site with festive fare.  Headphones are free.  Deposit is required.

Strings on Hudson: Tango!

Hot Latin rhythms floating on sultry South American currents steam up out Hudson riverfront, as downtown’s own Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra performs dramatic Tango music with exhibition dance.

Mexican Family Dance

Celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage this summer with the Calpulli Mexican Dance Company. Through traditional dance, lively music, and native dress, this award-winning company will captivate and charm you with an appreciation of a cultural intertwined with our own.

River & Blues featuring Los Lobos

Grammy-winning artists, Los Lobos perform their culturally rich fusion of rock, blues, soul and Mexican folk music. Formed in the 1970s and recently nominated for induction into the Rock and Hall of Fame, these wolves have bite!

To the register/attend, click on the following link River & Blues

Swedish Midsummer Dance Festival

Enjoy this unique celebration of the summer solstice. Learn folk dances from Barnklubben Elsa Rix and Swedish Folkdancers of New York. Make midsummer wreaths. Enjoy a parade, children’s games, and Swedish delicacies.  Traditional music by Paul Dahlin and Fiddlers from the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Dances led by Ross Sutter, Scandinavian folklorist.

Dancing: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

For more information, visit  www.nycmidsummer.com.

Swedish Midsummer Festival is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Sweden, New York.

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