Sunderland Riverside Park Celebration
Sat, July 13, 2019
12 School Street - Sunderland
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The town of Sunderland has planned a celebration of the opening of Riverside Park, an 8-acre recreational site along the Connecticut River behind Town Hall. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting with state Rep. Natalie Blais, D-Sunderland, there will be free activities for people of all ages, including a guided paddle with the Connecticut River Conservancy at 10 a.m. (advance registration is required at bit.ly/2JbVqv6); a river walk with Sarah Pirtle and David Brule to honor the site’s Native American history; boat safety checks by the U.S. Coast Guard; and a demonstrations of composting and other eco-friendly practices by the Center for EcoTechnology. State Sen. Jo Comerford, D-Northampton, will cap the event and welcome guests to a free outdoor concert by the The Nields’ at 6:30 PM. Food, drinks and ice cream will be available for purchase.