The Science Barge Season Opening - The Science Barge
99 Dock St. - 914-375-2151
Yonkers, NY 10701
Description: The Science Barge, an award-winning and nationally recognized program of Groundwork Hudson Valley, will re-open on the waterfront in downtown Yonkers on Saturday, April 13. Activities will include super-high kite-flying with kite expert and nationally recognized boomeranger, Flyin' Brian Cavallaro, hunting for glass eels, build-a-boat, riding the energy bike, and potting a plant to take home. Enjoy live music and light refreshments. Free walk-on tours will begin at 2pm and will be held until closing at 6pm. The Science Barge, which operates as an environmental education center, is a sustainable urban farm powered by solar panels, wind turbines, and biofuels and irrigated by rainwater.