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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 110 events
from August 23, 2014 to December 13, 2014
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome…
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug23

Basic Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug23

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the river.
Category: Nature, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Aug23

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:30 p.m.
Enjoy dance in the park with Dance at Socrates!
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Staten Island Beach Fest: Lovebomb Band

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Lovebomb Band will premier on opening day for the Staten Island Beach Fest.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Free Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for our last event this season -- 15-minute trial paddle off shoreline. Equipment and tips provided. Experienced volunteers on water for assistance. …
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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