Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Earth Day and Harvest Festivals and more. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully.

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Children’s Read Aloud

June 18, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and partner Boogie Down Books for a family-friendly experience that cultivates early literacy awareness through joyful reading experiences. Attendees will enjoy the reading of the book All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson. This interactive read-aloud incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills, along with question and discussion activities that build community. 

Hosted by Boogie Down Books

Registration required through Eventbrite.

Location: Urban Farm


June 18, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Urban Farm