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City of Water Day in LIC

Posted on 7/15/2015 by Big Apple Writer  

Join Queens Library, Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, LIC Community Garden, Long Island City Community Boathouse and Green Shores NYC for fun filled activities on July 18th on the occasion of City of Water Day!

The programm for the day is as follows:

11am to 6pm 
Gardening, park tour, catch-and-release fishing, yoga

11am to 2pm: 
Pop-up Library & Storytime 
Meet members of the LIC Community Garden and Green Shores NYC

Kayaking with the Long Island City Community Boathouse at Pier 4

Memorial Dedication Ceremony & Reception 
Honoring the Life & Work of Bill Bylewski 
(in the garden off of 49th Avenue)

Further LIC events include Kayaking demonstrations and catch-and-release fishing at Hallets Cove (31st Avenue at Vernon Boulevard) and Kayaking at Anable Basin (46th Avenue & North Basin Road).

See you on the waterfront!

The City of Water Day Festival is a free day-long celebration of the world-class potential of the water that surrounds us and brings us together. The event draws thousands of people from throughout the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region to participate in hundreds of unique, fun, and educational waterfront activities.


Gantry Plaza State Park 
48th Avenue & Center Blvd 
Long Island City, NY 11109