Coming Up: Summer In Your City Week #1

Niagara Falls Community Development’s 2018 “Summer In Your City” begins on Thursday, July 5, with a free yoga session at Hyde Park’s Duck Island (Corner of Linwood Avenue and Robbins Drive). Thursday’s event kicks off a four month family friendly event series sponsored by the New York State Health Foundation, in partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District.    

Here’s are this week’s Summer In Your City events:

Fitness In The Park – Yoga with Tree of Life Studio
Hyde Park’s Duck Island
Thursday, July 5, 6 pm

The Rose Garden Lunch w/ musical guest Bruce Wojick
Hyde Park’s Rose Garden (across street from 911 Robbins Drive
Friday, July 6, 12:00 pm

Fitness In The Park – Workout with ChrisFit
Hyde Park’s Duck Island
Saturday, July 7, 9:30 am
Summer In Your City is funded by the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) via a $120,000 grant received in March 2018. NYSHealth is a private, statewide foundation dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable.

The event series, running from July to October 2018, will feature:
·30+ free outdoor fitness sessions at city parks, led by professional trainers, yoga instructors and martial arts experts.

·4 free outdoor movie nights at neighborhood parks.

·Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) workshops at Hyde and Liberty Parks led by a certified educator and physical education curriculum designed specifically for Niagara Falls Parks.  

·Special events including Slow Roll Buffalo Bike Stampede, a birthday for Nikola Tesla in partnership with National Grid, an art show at the Castellani Art Museum featuring work created by local children, a 5k Color Run and much more.

·Mobility training sessions at the soon to be completed Hyde Park Inclusionary Project, led by EMPOWER.
Residents are welcomed to visit to learn more about the entire event schedule and to follow Niagara Falls Community Development social media pages to stay up to date.