Demo at Riverdale Riverfest 06/14/2015

It’s that time of year again, to celebrate life on the Hudson River and the Greenway in the Riverdale section of the Bronx at the Riverdale Riverfest demo on the campus of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Calling all fighters, fencers, weavers, calligraphers, dancers, musicians et. al. Expected attendance is over 5,000 mostly families and students. This is a great opportunity to showcase the talent and brute strength of the Society. We have a great location on the main field with views of the event and the river. This is a fun event with lots of children to keep entertained and a very appreciative crowd.
Site Opens: 9am, event to begin at noon
Site Closes: 6pm
Event Website: www.riverdaleriverfest.org

College of Mount St. Vincent
6301 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471

Directions:
The college is located in the Northwest section of the Bronx just South of the Yonkers border. Easily accessible from the Henry Hudson Parkway/Saw Mill Parkway. Go to www.riverdaleriverfest.org and click on directions tab. Plenty of parking is available.

TO MOUNT SAINT VINCENT CAMPUS
Travel by Car
From the West (New Jersey, Pennsylvania):
Take the George Washington Bridge. Exit for Henry Hudson Parkway North. Northbound, take Exit 22, West 253rd Street. Turn right at the stop sign and bear right over the parkway to Riverdale Avenue. Follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

From the South (Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan):
Head north on Manhattan’s West Side Highway to the Henry Hudson Parkway North. Northbound, take Exit 22, West 253rd Street. Turn right at the stop sign and bear right over the parkway to Riverdale Avenue. Follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

From the East (Long Island, Queens):
Take the Throgs Neck or Whitestone Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway. Exit at Rosedale Ave/Bronx River Parkway. Take the Bronx River Parkway North to the Mosholu Parkway. Turn right at the light and take the Mosholu to the Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take Exit 22, West 254th Street. Turn left at the stop sign and go one block to Riverdale Avenue. Turn right and follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

OR take the Triboro Bridge to Major Deegan Expressway to Exit 11, Van Cortlandt Park South. Bear right off the expressway to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway to 261st Street. Turn left on 261st Street to Riverdale Avenue. Turn right and follow Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

From the North (Upstate NY, New England):
Take the NY State Thruway, the Taconic State Parkway, Sprain Brook Parkway, Bronx River, or Hutchinson River Parkway South to the Cross County Parkway West. Continue to the Saw Mill River Parkway South to the Henry Hudson Parkway South. Take Exit 22, West 254th Street. Turn left at the stop sign and go one block to Riverdale Avenue. Turn right and proceed north on Riverdale Avenue to 263rd Street. Turn left into the campus.

Travel by Public Transportation
Subway:
Take the Independent (Eighth Avenue “A”) train to West 207th Street. Leave the station via the 211th Street exit. Take City Line bus #7 to the campus gate on Riverdale Avenue at 263rd Street.

IRT #1/9 (#1 train—Van Cortlandt and 242nd Street) to 231st Street. Take City Line bus #7 or #10 to the campus gate.

Bus (from Manhattan):
There are Riverdale Express buses from midtown and lower Manhattan, east and west sides. For information and schedules, please refer to the MTA bus schedules.

Bus (from the Bronx):
Several buses connect with the City Line buses at Broadway and 231st Street. The #7 and #10 stop at the campus gate.

Bus (from Westchester):
Change at Getty Square in Yonkers for the Mount Saint Vincent #8 bus.

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