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Saturday, June 17
10am-2pm

Riverfront Recapture’s
Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse

20 Leibert Road
Hartford, CT 06120

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River Celebration is our annual event that celebrates the nationally-recognized Connecticut River watershed and the people who love it.

Enjoy a day on the river with awesome excursions, delicious lunch, and invigorating presentations. Join us to celebrate Margaret Miner, Director of Rivers Alliance of Connecticut, and this year’s Bud Foster Award recipient. Hear from Dr. Richard Palmer, Director of the Northeast Climate Science Center. Learn about CRC’s plan for the next 65 years.

There will be additional surprises and loads of fun. Come out and celebrate 65 years of protecting the river with us!

Schedule of the day:

Check-in: 10:00-10:30

Morning Excursions:

Live music: by Squash Blossom, 11:30-12:30

Lunch: opens at noon

Program: 12:30

  • Welcome from Andrew Fisk, Executive Director
  • A few words from Senator Chris Murphy, via video
  • Bud Foster Award, Margaret Miner, Director of the Rivers Alliance of CT
  • “Climate Change and the Connecticut River,” Dr. Richard Palmer, Director of the Northeast Climate Science Center and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Amherst
  • News & Announcements from CRC

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Riverfront Recapture

River House Catering

Directions to Riverfront Recapture Boathouse:

From I-91 northbound: Take exit 33 Jennings Road (first exit north of the city). At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Jennings Road, then take first right onto Liebert Road. Go .3 miles (car dealerships on right, Connecticut Transit on left) to Riverside Park entrance, which is a left turn just before the road passes under the highway. Follow the park road .6 miles. Parking lot straight ahead.

From I-91 southbound: Take exit 33 Jennings Road. At the end of the ramp turn left onto Jennings Road, pass one traffic light (at the northbound off-ramp), then take the second right onto Liebert Road. Go .3 miles (car dealerships on right, Connecticut Transit on left) to Riverside Park entrance, which is a left turn just before the road passes under the highway. Follow the park road .6 miles. Parking lot straight ahead.

We look forward to seeing you on June 17!