Riverfront Park Opening

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 Raymond Blvd & Brill St Newark NJ 07105  See map


To celebrate the long-awaited completion of the first segment of park, Friends of Riverfront Park, Newark Riverfront Revival, and the Essex County Parks System have organized a day-long celebration featuring a tantalizing mix of Newark talent & activities.

Raymond Blvd and Brill St (map: http://bit.ly/K8u19R)
M1 bus to Ferry & Chrystie Streets, then walk 2 blocks north
Bring lawnchairs & blankets!

11 am–12:30 pm
Eighth Annual Passaic River Paddle Relay Race
See the finish of the race!

12:30–1:30 pm
Community Dedication
Commemorate the efforts of many to create the new park, with remarks by historian Dr. Clement Price.

1:30–4:30 pm
Riverfront Jamboree
Fun & free activities like capoeira, tennis, yoga, step dancing, art-making, face-painting, Double Dutch & Zumba!

4:30–7 pm
Evening Performances
Jazz & Blues, Spoken Word, DJ & Dancing.


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