Island beautification, games, amusements, petting zoo, giveaways, food, music & more!
Don't forget to sign-up for Island Beautification! Starting at 9 AM on Sat., June 8th, Big Reuse, GRIN, iDig2Learn & RI Garden Club will lead volunteers in a variety of planting and composting activities. Volunteers who complete a shift, will receive a free Roosevelt Island Day bag. To register click HERE
Anyone dropping off batteries or food scraps for the Big Reuse compost program, which will have collection bins on Good Shepherd Plaza during RI Day, will also receive a free bag.
Roosevelt Island Day is hosted by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation in partnership with many Island groups including, the RI Senior Association, the RI Residents Association, the RI Garden Club, Island Kids, iDig2Learn, GRIN, Big Reuse, Bike NY, Urban American, Island House, Westview, Cornell Tech, and more!
This day of island celebration includes a blood drive, informational tables, food, music, free games, face-painting, giveaways, carnival rides, a petting zoo, pony-rides, and an evening plaza concert performance by La Sonora Nuyorkina, a 10-piece Salsa, Merengue, Bachata band!