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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Zero Waste Zone

June 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come join us in our combat against plastic waste! On World Environment Day, we invite you to bring a picnic basket with all the fixings to our first ever Zero Waste Zone event! Bring your own tasty meal, cutlery, reusable water bottle, and other supplies to cut down on waste. Picnic with us and:

· See and taste produce from our Urban Farm

· Take seedlings home in newspaper planters to start your own kitchen herb garden

· Make a DIY reusable tote-bag from old t-shirts

· Play a game to win a reusable tote bag, spork, or water bottle

· Learn about waste-reduction resources in NYC

· Enjoy stunning views of the city, and see how plastic-free you can be!

Location: East River Picnic Area


June 5, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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