The Riverkeeper Sweep is the largest day of service for the Hudson River, and will take place on Saturday, May 9. To register, click on a site below or if you’d like to join a different site visit www.riverkeeper.org/sweep to choose from one of 100 cleanups and plantings from NYC to Albany.
In 2014 this event engaged more than 1,900 volunteers, who removed an estimated 31 tons of trash and planted hundreds of trees in 82 shoreline locations on the Hudson and its tributaries. Volunteers removed 2,340 pounds of debris from Annsville Preserve, Riverfront green and Travis Cove as part of the Sweep in 2014.
Sweep to Your Brewery
New York City and Hudson Valley breweries will host meetups following the Sweep, where participants will be treated to one free beverage on the house (non-alcoholic options available). Following the cleanup, volunteers are encouraged to head to their local brewery for a beer.
Friday, February 27, 9:30 PM Drew Bordeaux & the Cavalry Drew Bordeaux will be joined by 5-time Grammy nominee Jon Cobert, keyboardist, vocalist and amazing entertainer. With a rhythm section that includes Candullo and Tom Barraco (formerly of the folkedelics) and Anna on violin, this Cavalry will be riding in with the Rock & Roll “Thunder”.
Friday, February 27, 8-10:30 PM Called “one of the great voices of today,” Alexis Cole has been compared to classic jazz singers such as Sarah Vaughan and Anita O’Day. Her luxurious voice and innovative interpretations make her an instant favorite with audiences of all ages.
For reservations, call 914-737-1701.
Saturday, February 28, 8-10:30 PM Rob Scheps Core-tet
Saxophonist Rob Scheps studied at the New England Conservatory, led his own groups while living in Boston; most notably the True Colors Big Band and, in 1988, moved to New York, formed the Rob Scheps Core-tet and Bartokking Heads, establishing himself as a formidable force on the jazz scene.
Core-tet includes: Shunzo Ohno, Jamie Reynolds, Mike Richmond, Anthony Pinciotti.
$10 Admission. For reservations, call 914-737-1701.
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