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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 154 events
from April 19, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Monday, April 20, 2015

Apr20

Basic Sailing Program

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.
Learn to sail on Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Lectures on sail theory, learn to tie knots, rig a boat, understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail a boat.
Category: Sports, Waterfront

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr26

Saltwater Fishing

at World's Fair Marina, Pier 1 (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Elements Art Expo NYC

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The art scholar and novice alike will delight in finding art along the trails, by the shore and on the open green of the park, in the large tent as well as the Conference House.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May 2

In Alice’s Garden: Spring Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Come out to Clear Comfort for a day of service. We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season. Casual tea served on…
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 2

Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This 9th annual celebration lets kids and families take part in free environmental activities along the waterfront. Sponsored by the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance in partnership with…
Category: Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 3

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 3

5 Boro Bike Tour Watch Party

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen was an early advocate for women cyclists. Watch and hang out on the lawn as thousands of cyclists ride by the museum.
Category: Learn To Ride, Waterfront
Free!

May 3

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center Presents Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center returns to Riverside Park South for its 14th annual day-long celebration of Irish dance & culture with traditional music & moves from notable talent & local students.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Summer on the Hudson: Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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