RIOC Rounds Up a Local Festival

Saturday, June 8th, Roosevelt Island Day

Updated 2 weeks ago
Saturday, June 8th, Roosevelt Island Day

Just two weeks after taping posters to crowded kiosks on Main Street and sharing it with political allies, RIOC released details for Roosevelt Island Day, set to highlight our community on June 8th, fast on the heels of FIGMENT NYC 2019.

According to RIOC's Press Release:

Roosevelt Island Day is next Saturday, June 8th! Island beautification, games, amusements, petting zoo, giveaways, food, music & more!

Starting at 9 AM on Sat., June 8th, Big Reuse, GRIN, iDig2Learn & RI Garden Club will lead volunteers in a variety of planting and composting activities. Volunteers who complete a shift, will receive a free Roosevelt Island Day bag. To register go to:

Anyone dropping off batteries or food scraps for the Big Reuse compost program, which will have collection bins on Good Shepherd Plaza during RI Day, will also receive a free bag.

Roosevelt Island Day is hosted by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation in partnership with many Island groups including, the RI Senior Association, the RI Residents Association, the RI Garden Club, Island Kids, iDig2Learn, GRIN, Big Reuse, Bike NY, Urban American, Island House, Westview, Cornell Tech, and more!

This day of island celebration includes a blood drive, informational tables, food, music, free games, face-painting, giveaways, carnival rides, a petting zoo, pony-rides, and an evening plaza concert performance by La Sonora Nuyorkina, a 10-piece Salsa, Merengue, Bachata band!

Saturday, June 8th, Roosevelt Island Day
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