Last Events of the 2015 Season at Newark Riverfront Park!

Our season down at Newark Riverfront Park is coming to a close with just a few more events by the Orange Sticks this month:

Friday, October 9th, 6:30-9:30pm – Riverfront House: Season Finale w/ DJ Omar Abdallah

Sunday, October 11th, 1:00-3:00p – Riverfront Chess Tournament hosted by Newark Chess Club ($100 for Winner, $75 for 1st Runner Up & $50 for 2nd Runner Up)

Thursday, October 15th, 6-7pmRiverfront Public Discussion focusing on stewardship, river cleanup and future development along the Passaic River.

Have you ever been on the Passaic River? If you haven’t, take the opportunity to get to know your city from a different view with our Newark Boat Tours hosted byHackensack Riverkeeper.

On Sunday, September 27th we will operate tours at 10am and 12pm exploring the river, it’s history, and re-development with our eco-tours.

Both tours are hosted by Newark Riverfront Revival with Captains Bill and Hugh from the Hackensack Riverkeeper and are $5 for Newark residents, $15 for non-residents.

If you are interested in attending, call or text (201) 341-8311 or email to make your reservation. Must be 4 years and older.

Newark Boat Tours 2015

Sister Carol Johnston
Tree Dedication

September 26th @ 11am

Ironbound Community Corporation is preserving and honoring the memory of Sister Carol Johnston with the dedication of a new shade tree along with a commemorative stone in her memory at Riverfront Park on 
September 26, 2015 at 11:00 am.

Sr. Carol Johnston was a staunch advocate of our community, whose commitment to nature was palpable; she was a champion of connecting our community to the Earth and the impact of this on the quality of life for all of our residents.

If you would like to make a donation to honor Sr. Carol’s legacy and impact, and secure that her memory is not only in our hearts—but also in the space she so passionately fought to create, please donate using the link below.

For more information visit:

Thank you for your anticipated support. We look forward to seeing you on September 26th!

Share your point of views for some intellectually stimulating discussions at Quick Culture Meet Up this Saturday at Riverfront Park! Topics include social constructs, politics, philosophy, and much more!


Feel your heart pounding and your temperature rising with Riverfront House Music this Friday! Loose yourself in the music for a night of dancing and partying at Riverfront Park!

Find your voice and get inspired this Wednesday at Culture Fest! Come share your talents and experience the artistic expressions of Newark community members for an open mic night that is open to all forms of expression!