Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Walking Tour And Festival Saturday April 25 - Enjoy The Beautiful Trees And Wonderful Events
We hope Roosevelt Island Neighbors will come and enjoy our beautiful trees and a wonderful day of events. pic.twitter.com/4tSWwWFbsg
— Lynne Shinozaki (@LASHINOZAKI) April 22, 2015
We honor Junko Hasegawa with a 1000 CRANES @ our Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday trees are in boom and our event is FREEThe Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Walking Tour and Festival takes place Saturday, April 25.
— Lynne Shinozaki (@LASHINOZAKI) April 20, 2015
@Rooseveltisland #Spring Welcome beauties! pic.twitter.com/UJaa6jyqoX
— Frahydel Falczuk (@Frahydel) April 24, 2015
Cherry blossoms on Roosevelt Island #NYC 🌸🌸🌸 (@nyclovesnyc) pic.twitter.com/nXzGuOieWZRoosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) Social, Cultural & Educational Committee Chair Lynn Strong-Shinozaki details the event schedule below:
— EverythingNYC (@EverythingNYC) April 22, 2015
Saturday, 4/25 Cherry Blossom Walking Tour and Festival: Picnic, Food & Fun in Southpoint Park, plus Japanese Music and Dance at FDR Memorial.
Meet Island neighbors at a Community Picnic at Southpoint Park
Saturday, April 25 at 11:00 am
Bring a blanket, food and fun
See You There!!
Fourth Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Roosevelt Island Historical Society
11:00am - 1:00pm Cherry Blossom Walk
Meet at the Visitor Center Kiosk at Tram Plaza
Suggested donation $10
11:00am - Community Picnic (bring your own food and blanket)
FDR Memorial Four Freedoms Park
1:00 pm Shamisen (Kicho Kai) Japanese String Ensemble
1:30 pm Japanese classical Dance (IchiFuji-kai Dance Association)
2:00 pm Samurai Swordsmanship (Iaikai)
2:25 pm Karate (JKA Karate Shiroma)
3:05 pm Koto (Masayo Ishigure and Koto Shamisen Ensemble)
3:40 pm Japanese blues (Kayo Yoshioka of Neo blues maki)
4:15 pm Japanese Taiko Drummers (Sohdaiko)
Gallery RIVAA (527 Main Street)
3:00 pm Japanese Ink Painting Workshop (open to all ages)
4:25 pm Gerald Starlight (Japanese flute)
Produced by The Roosevelt Island Residents Association
According to the MTA, there will be no Roosevelt Island F Train service from Manhattan this weekend.
UPDATE 1 PM:
Looking forward to @Rooseveltisland Cherry Blossom Festival tomorrow! Join the festivities! #celebratespring #fun pic.twitter.com/9BCnKzgcsQUPDATE 2 PM:
— Sharon Lee Williams (@Sharon3williams) April 24, 2015
UPDATE 5:55 PM - Douglas Dunn shares these pictures of an afternoon with the Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossoms.
An afternoon with the Cherry Blossoms on Roosevelt Island...
Posted by Douglas Dunn- NYC Loft, Townhouse and Apartment Rental and Sales on Friday, April 24, 2015