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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 281 events
from May 4, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Waterfront (x) category

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Ebbits Street & Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the Friends of Kivlehan Park as they work to clean up and beautify the 9/11 memorial at the Cedar Grove beach parking lot.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 5

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Community Room.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Powell's Cove Park

at 137th St and 11th Ave (in Powell's Cove Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Coastal Preservation Network to help clean up the shoreline at Powell's Cove Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

at Beach 134th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Belle Harbor Property Owners Association to beautify Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Marble Hill – Whose is it Anyways? - A Bronx Week Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

at Outside Chase Bank, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit the sites of old toll bridges, riverbeds, and train tracks, learn about a once-famous bicycle racing track, and a never-completed ballpark which might have hosted a World Series.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

May 7

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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