Promoted by RIOC ( Roosevelt Island Operation Corporation) and Urban American, together with the effort of residents and its associations (Residents, Senior, Youth, Daycare and so), Roosevelt Island Day is a tradition that came to last.
With activities focused in small children, the church patio was taken by their happy -sometimes painted beautifully – faces and their peaceful parents. A crowd of volunteers workers maintained the place in movement, sometimes, literally.
A day to commemorate what Roosevelt Island (still) is all about: family and space and nature, to connect with our almost lost origins…
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