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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 11–20 out of 267 events
from April 25, 2014 to December 13, 2014
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

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 with its 13th annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers, with opportunities for the whole family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

May 6

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Celebrate Brooklyn! Global Dance Party at Brooklyn Bridge Park with Balkan Beat Box / DJ Joro Boro

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Since 2005, Balkan Beat Box has been pumping out a kinetic kaleidoscope of Mediterranean-meets-electronic music and shows no signs of stopping their boisterous party...
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

Freshkills Park Hike

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Freshkills Park Staff as we hike areas we are developing into brand new parkland on Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May10

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates

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

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

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Springtime Hike at Breezy Point

at Fort Tilden, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Highlights will include dune foliage, shore birds and a surprising assortment of rocks and minerals used in the construction of the Breezy Point Jetty.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May11

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May11

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May11

Basic Canoeing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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