Hudson River Pageant
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Spring is coming and when it does, have a ball at the ecological parade of spectacular costumes, giant puppets, and 13 site specific performances along the piers and significant sites, celebrating the history, current issues, and future restoration of the river. Special features include oyster planting, river cleansing, live fish release & boat dance.
Pageant Partners: The Hudson River Park Trust (Sponsor), Friends of Hudson River Park (Sponsor), Church Street School for Music & Art (Sponsor), Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center, The River Project, Battery Park City Parks Conservancy, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, Village Community Boathouse, Downtown Boathouse, New York Harbor School, New York Kayak Company, Solar One, LES Ecology Center, Salsberg Group, ACA Galleries, We, the World, Human Impacts Institute, difrent, Henry Street Settlement/ Abrons Arts Center, Boys and Girls Republic, Panda Scouts, Poets House, Mercy Corps Action Center, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, Clean Air NY, Greenpeace, BuildOn, NY Cares, CB1, PS234, PS150, PS89, School at Columbia, Stuyvesant High School, NYU, Riverkeeper, and Clearwater.
Pageant Sponsors: Con Edison, Colgate-Palmolive, Friends of Hudson River Park, Church Street School for Music and Art, Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center, Howard Bayne Fund, Puffin Foundation, Eileen Fisher, and individual supporters.
Date: Saturday May 21, 1-5 pm
Location: Hudson River Park, lower Manhattan section