Fun for the whole family! Free activities from 11:00AM – 4:00PM include dockside tours of the historic, bright red, 1907 tugboat Pegasus at the Yonkers Pier, making tugboats out of recycled materials, and viewing the classic Disney cartoon Little Toot at Beczak Environmental Education Center.
Continue the celebration of the hardest working boats on the Hudson River with a 7PM RiverTalks presentation by Pamela Hepburn, Captain of the Pegasus. Hepburn gives a brief history of tugboats in the New York Harbor as well as tells her own story of working her way from tugboat cook to deckhand to captain and then purchasing the hundred year old Pegasus where she lived for several years with her family. Built in 1907 for Standard Oil, the Pegasus was abandoned in 1995 too decrepit for active service. Thanks to Captain Hepburn, this maritime icon was saved from the scrapheap, put on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Tugboat
25 in Tribeca, the 105-year-old Pegasus offers
regular free dockside tours and educational river trips
The evening also includes Tugs, the award-winning
documentary short by Jessica Edwards, which include scenes of the everyday work life on tugs and ends with dramatic images from the 18th annual Great North River Tugboat Race.
Saturday, June 23, Evening Presentation: $10 / $5 for students, teachers, and seniors. More information: email@example.com / 914-377-1900 x13
/ www.beczak.org. Beczak Environmental
Education Center, 35 Alexander Street, Yonkers, NY