DOE Family Reunion Event at Riverbank State Park – Saturday, June 27, 2009

Good Morning!

With the Weather Channel predicting sunshine and temperatures in the 80s this Saturday (June 27), I want to invite all of you and your families to come out for some organized play in Riverbank State Park, in Manhattan, at our first Family Reunion Event. The fun will get underway at 11 a.m.  and end at 3 p.m.

OFEA and the PSAL have been hard at work creating an event to celebrate the beginning of Summer with all NYC public school families along with our colleagues at the DOE and their families. What better way to kick off Summer than with rugby, soccer, basketball, yoga, arts and crafts, track and field, double dutch, and more.  Limited refreshments will be available. The event is free for all families.

If you are going to be in the City this weekend, please join us!

I hope to see you on Saturday!


Martine Guerrier 
Chief Family Engagement Officer

Here are travel directions to the Reunion:
Address: 679 Riverside Drive – 145th Street, Manhattan NY:
By bus: from Bronx-cross town BX19 to Riverbank. From Manhattan- M11 bus directly into the park.
By subway: the #1 train to 145th and Broadway- one block from the park’s main entrance on 145th and Riverside Drive.
By Car from the NYS Thruway: Take Major Deegan Expressway South; exit at the 155th Street Bridge, turn right & bear right off the bridge onto 155th Street, continue straight to Broadway, turn left and continue to 145th Street, turn right and continue down the hill one block to the entrance of the park.
By Car from New Jersey: Take George Washington Bridge (lower level) to Henry Hudson Parkway South, bear left and exit at Riverside Drive, continue South on Riverside Drive to 145th Street, turn right to enter the park.
By Car from Long Island: Take Whitestone Bridge to Cross-Bronx Expressway, take Westside Highway exit, bear left to Riverside Drive exit, turn right off the exit and continue straight to Riverside Drive to 145th Street. Turn right into the park.


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