Sunday, Sep 9, 2012, 11:00am-4:00pm
6 Elliott Way, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
The Croton Yacht Club will be sponsoring its annual “Hudson River Day” celebration on Saturday, September 8th. 11 AM - 4 PM at the Croton Yacht Club located at 6 Elliot Way in Croton-on-Hudson. The mission of the event is to promote interest in the history and ecology of the river, to cultivate future local environmental leaders and to promote, enhance and protect river related recreational resources.
The event will include a combination of presentations and hands on exhibits throughout the day targeting both children and adults, focusing on the history and ecology of the river. Presentations shall address river history, river ecology, environmental and conservation movements.
Events and exhibits will include: a seining exhibition where local marine life will be captured, displayed and later released; viewing tanks where local marine life can be identified and observed; exhibits on the river’s impact on local American history, hands on exhibits for children such as toy sailboat making, fossil making and fish printing; sail boat rides; local artist displays and sales.
The Croton Yacht Club looks forward to coordinating this event annually because it provides the membership and local exhibitors the opportunity to share their river related knowledge and expertise with the community, especially the children. The organization realizes that, only through this transfer of knowledge can it safeguard the future of this great resource, the Hudson River.
Food and beverages will be available including the best fish chowder on the Hudson. Admission is free so please come and join us in a fun filled, educational and family focused event you will surely enjoy.