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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 271 events
from July 1, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Jul 2

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Moona Luna

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy a performance by bilingual kindie group Moona Luna. This event is suitable for kids up to age 7.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

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 our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Friday, July 3, 2015

Jul 3

Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your friends, bring your voice, and bring your courage.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 3

An Evening Aboard Lafayette's Hermione

at Pier 15, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Kick off the July 4th weekend in high style with an evening aboard Lafayette's Hermione, a perfectly reconstructed replica of the Condor-class frigate that ferried the precocious…
Category: Waterfront

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 4

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 4

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children ages 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 4

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 4

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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