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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 284 events
from April 30, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 1

Summer on the Hudson: IAC NYC 15th Annual Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Irish Dance Festival features hundreds of Irish dancers, Irish music, cultural workshops, and opportunities for the whole family to join in the high-stepping fun.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Monday, May 2, 2016

May 2

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!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), 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 beautify and clean New Dorp Beach.
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

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