Friday, June 11, 2021

Roosevelt Island Day Celebration Saturday June 12 - Community Beautification Projects, Plantings, Paper Shred Truck, Yoga, Plogging, Children's Sing A Long, Bike Repair, Donate Clothes, Book Swap, Live Music & More

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC)

It’s that time of year again, Roosevelt Island Day! Come out and join us for a day of beautification and celebration of Roosevelt Island on Saturday, June 12th, from 10 AM – 3 PM. 

See the full schedule of activities attached and below. 

If you are unable to attend, check out our live updates on Instagram (@rooseveltislandrioc).  

Kindly note that this is a socially distanced event, and we encourage everyone to wear their face coverings, keep six feet in distance, and continue adhering to the NY Forward COVID-19 guidelines.

Engaged Roosevelt Island adds:
Just a reminder that tomorrow, Saturday, 6/12 is Roosevelt Island Day! Activities will take place from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

In addition to music, poetry and yoga, the focus this year is very much on RI beautification and planting with many, many eco-friendly free resources in play. Join iDig2Learn for its ever popular plogging from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the meditation lawn, across from Blackwell House, 500 Main St; flyer attached. 

Other events Bike Repair with Bike New York, Free Book Swap with the RI branch of New York Public Library, a Clothing Drop-off, Paper Shred Truck (thanks to Rebecca Seawright's office!), Yoga and Meditation with Island Om, Children’s Sing-a-Long with Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance, Live music with Nate & Hila, Live music with Proper Tea and Stoop Kidz Brass Band.  

And at 2:00 pm, Open Doors Alone Together Installation and Reality Poets Poetry Circle – under the helix, next to Capobianco field. See the attached schedule of events flyer as well as flyers for individual events. The weather is looking good and it is an opportunity to see friends and neighbors in-person (it is a socially distanced event; masks required). 

We look forward to seeing you there!  

Your Engaged RI friends!