Clearwater Calendar

To view the sloop Clearwater‘s sail schedule, please click here For more information and to book your sail, please contact Clearwater’s Sail Program Manager at (845) 265-8080, x7107, or email Sail@Clearwater.org.

Clearwater-in-Yonkers Earth Day!
Wednesday, April 22
71 Water Grant St., Yonkers, NY

Join Clearwater and our partners in Yonkers for any or all of these Earth Day volunteer activities on Wednesday, April 22, 10:00 AM–6:00 PM: At 10:00, volunteers gather at 41 Palisades Ave. downtown to help beautify an empty lot that will be used as community green space. Materials will be supplied; work begins at 11:00 and continues through 3:00 PM. At 3:30 PM, we will join other volunteers planting trees downtown and a showcase by the Science Barge at the Yonkers waterfront and a presentation by students from the SLC Center for the Urban River at Beczak. The sloop Clearwater will be docked at 71 Water Grant St. from 2:00-6:00 PM, offering live music and open deck tours. For more information on volunteer activities, contact Clearwater’s volunteer coordinator, Shameika Hanson, at volcoord@clearwater.org or 845-265-8080 ext 7160.

Public Sailing Adventure
Saturday, April 25 4:30-6:30 PM
From Yonkers

Experience the Hudson River and its shores from a new perspective! Help hoist the sails and steer the boat with the 11-foot tiller. Meet the crew of the tall ship and enjoy or sing along with the music they make on board. Learn about the river’s history, biology and environmental issues. Relax and enjoy being on the water. Tickets $50, members $35, kids $15.

Clearwater ‘Earth Grooves’ Concert
Saturday,  April 25, 7:00 PM
St. John’s Church, Getty Square, Yonkers, NY

Earth Grooves, a concert benefiting Clearwater, takes place Saturday, April 25, 7:00 PM at the historic St. John’s Church in Yonkers. Presenting an evening of extraordinary music and dance, rejoicing in the wonders of nature and the Earth. Featuring West African legend, Abdoulaye Diabate, the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers and the Agua Clara Andean Ensemble. For tickets, click here. Adults, $35. Students, $15; children, free. VIP tickets including wine-and-cheese reception, $100.

Public Sailing Adventure
Friday, May 1, 6:00-8:00 PM
From Beacon – Clearwater

Experience the Hudson River and its shores from a new perspective! Help hoist the sails and steer the boat with the 11-foot tiller. Meet the crew of the tall ship and enjoy or sing along with the music they make on board. Learn about the river’s history, biology and environmental issues. Relax and enjoy being on the water. Tickets $50, members $35, kids $15.


Pete Seeger Day
Sunday, May 3, Noon-5:00 PM
Beacon Sloop Club, 2 Red Flynn Dr., Beacon, NY

Celebrate at the Beacon Sloop Club on Pete Seeger’s birthday, Sunday, May 3, Noon-5:00 PM, at an open house. 1st annual celebration of Pete Seeger Day. Bring and enjoy food, voices and instruments, photos and memories. Beacon Sloop Club, 2 Red Flynn Drive in Beacon, beside the Hudson River and close to the Beacon Train Station.

Nuclear Waste & Decommissioning Forum
Sunday, May 3, 1:00-4:00 PM
Stony Point Center, 17 Crickettown Road, Stony Point, NY

A forum featuring several Hudson Valley experts on nuclear waste disposal and decommissioning of plants will be held Sunday, May 3, 1:00-4:00 PM, at the Stony Point Conference Center. Learn about Indian Point’s severely overcrowded fuel pools, the need for a plan to decommission them – and the lack of sufficient decommissioning funds to get it done safely. Also, get an update on Indian Point legal matters and what is going on at other NY State nuclear facilities. For more information, contact Clearwater’s environmental action director, Manna Jo Greene, 845-265-8080 x 7113, or mannajo@clearwater.org

Public Sailing Adventure
May 8, 6:00-8:00 PM
From 79th Street Boat Basin – Mystic Whaler

Experience the Hudson River and its shores from a new perspective! Help hoist the sails and steer the boat. Meet the crew of a tall ship and enjoy or sing along with the music they make on board. Learn about the river’s history, biology and environmental issues. Relax and enjoy being on the water. Tickets $50, members $35, kids $15.

Kim & Reggie Harris at Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse
Saturday, May 9, 7:30 PM
Memorial United Methodist Church, 20 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY

Kim and Reggie Harris perform Saturday, May 9,  7:30 PM, at the Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse. The duo combines a strong folk and gospel legacy with a solid background in classical, rock, jazz and pop music.  The coffeehouse is inside Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY. Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 at the door. Tickets available at www.walkaboutclearwater.org.

Public Sailing Adventure
Wednesday, May 27, 6:00-8:00 PM
From Beacon – Clearwater

Experience the Hudson River and its shores from a new perspective! Help hoist the sails and steer the boat with the 11-foot tiller. Meet the crew of the tall ship and enjoy or sing along with the music they make on board. Learn about the river’s history, biology and environmental issues. Relax and enjoy being on the water. Tickets $50, members $35, kids $15.

 

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