Experience the thrill of catch-and-release fishing and discover the variety of marine life thriving in the Hudson River! Skilled anglers will be on hand to assist. Rods and bait provided or bring your own. Arts and crafts and a kids concert by Dan Zane & Friends.
10am-2pm: During Go Fish!, barbless hooks minimize injuries to both fish and participants. Fish are placed in saltwater tanks for observation and identification before being released back into the Hudson. Live demonstrations and displays teach fish anatomy and heighten awareness of the ecology, flourishing marine life and current state of good health of the Hudson River and its estuary. Rods, reels and bait are provided for those who don’t bring their own.
11am-2pm: Learn about the public art in Wagner Park and participate in an art-making workshop. Create your own sound-making instrument with recycled materials.
11am: Search with an experienced birder for species that live in or migrate through BPC Parks. Binoculars available to borrow.
12pm: Dan Zane & Friends – Help us kick off the fall season with fishing, art & nature activities, plus a live performance by Grammy award-winning musician Dan Zanes & Friends. Dan will play many of his classic hits, along with tunes from his latest album Ha-Ha This Way, which celebrates the music of Lead Belly.
Date: Saturday, September 9th
Time: Events from 10am – 2p
Location: 16 Battery Place at Wagner Park
Ages: All ages welcome
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