** To get to the park you'll have to drive down Old Pemart Ave., which is a side street and then dirt road. Drive through the blue gates and into the parking lot.
** I'll have kayaks at the water.
** We'll explore Annsville Creek and putter around the cove.
** What to bring: sun protection, insect repellent, snacks, water, happy beverages, beach towel, bathing suit, change of clothes, water shoes, head lamp, football to throw around.
BBQ & PICNIC:
** We will have a small grill on site and will have enough burgers, hot dogs, and buns for everyone. BBQ begins around 4pm.
** Bring your own drinks and snacks, please.
** Pack up BBQ & Picnic around 5pm.
** Launch from the park around 6pm and paddle towards Peekskill Landing Park. Beach kayaks and attend free live music concert, which begins around 7pm.
** Fireworks begin around 9:15pm.
** Paddle back to Annsville Preserve Park after fireworks - possibly ending around, or later than, 10pm.
** What to bring: water, functioning headlamp, towel, sweater, socks, beanie.
** We will be on the Hudson River at night for the fireworks portion of this event. Water will be choppy. Winds may be windy. You must be a proficient paddler, be able to swim, and be able to self rescue.
Temperature: To Be Updated
Return ETA: 10pm-ish
Distance: ~ 2+ miles
** If you need a kayak, rentals are available. Book yours at www.HudsonValleyKayaks.com ( http://www.hudsonvalleykayaks.com/ )
Make Today Ridiculously Amazing,
Your attendance on this event signifies you have read and accept the terms of the Waiver and Release of Liability ( http://www.meetup.com/HudsonValleyKayaks/pages/Waiver_and_Release_of_Liability/ ).