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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 203 events
from May 27, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May31

Marine Ecology: Seining and the Shore

at American Ballfields, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

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!

May31

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
May31

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

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

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We’ve partnered with Musical Directions to bring Sweet Spot Festival to West Harlem Piers Park. Sweet Spot Festival is a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Jun 2

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 instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Jun 3

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 3

Final Workshops for the Jamaica Bay Implementation Plan

at Carmine Carro Community Center, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Share your thoughts, reactions, and input to the plan for the future of this 28-mile network of paths connecting parks, wetlands, and beaches surrounding Jamaica Bay.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

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!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Horseshoe Crabs

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
May through June is mating and egg-laying season; this will be your best opportunity to view them up close.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

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