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Employment

Interested in working with us? We’re looking for a Park Maintenance Manager to oversee daily park operations, preventative maintenance and support our events and programs.

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Big Mo’ Jazz Brunch

The Big Mo’ is Riverfront Recapture’s major annual fundraising event; it celebrates new and positive changes along the Connecticut River in Hartford and East Hartford. Over the past two years, public parks have been a place for positive change, so we’re bringing the Big Mo’ back into the parks it supports for another year.

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Photos: Hartbeat Music Festival 2021

The fourth annual Hartbeat Music Festival was an amazing day of local music, art, and so much more. Thanks so much to all who attended, performed, volunteered, and to the Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, the Greater Hartford Arts Council, Lincoln Financial Group, the Connecticut Science Center for their support of this event.

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Riverfront Asian Festival

We celebrated Asian and Pacific Island cultures through traditional music and dance, hands-on arts activities, food, and martial arts at the Riverfront Asian Festival at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza on Saturday, August 21.

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Taste of the Caribbean + Jerk Festival 2021

The Taste of the Caribbean + Jerk Festival brought a festive Caribbean atmosphere to the riverfront during a free, day-long, family-friendly festival with authentic Caribbean cuisine, cool island beverages, spectacular costumes and dance, and island rhythms.

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Art & More Along the Joe Marfuggi Riverwalk

Joe Marfuggi’s lasting legacy of uniting the region and the riverfront continues to endure. We are so pleased to announce the plans to honor Joe all along the Joe Marfuggi Riverwalk, not just in its name but also through public art installations and visual storytelling.

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Questions about our parks & programs? Contact Tara Cantor, Director of Communications & Marketing by email or at (860) 986-8553. 

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