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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 91–100 out of 225 events
from August 3, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

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
Aug22

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Three weeklong residencies will each culminate in a free public dance performance on an outdoor stage in the park.
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug23

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 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!

Aug23

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!

Aug23

Free Tai Chi in the 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 classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug24

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Incredibles

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See the Academy-Award winning film of a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world..
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Wetlands Tour

at Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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