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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 281 events
from May 3, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Jennifer's Annual Flushing Bay Shoreline Cleanup

at World's Fair Marina, Pier 1 (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Empire Dragon Boat Team, in partnership with Riverkeeper and NYC Parks, as we work together to clean-up the Flushing Bay shoreline. Join the cleanup,…
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Historical Walk: Jane's River Sisters

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Jane Jacobs may have never set foot in the South Bronx, but there are many examples of how community activism has made neighborhoods all but written off in the 1960s. Join our…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

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May 7

It's My Park at Valentino Pier

at Valentino Pier, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Boaters to do a general cleanup at Valentino Pier.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off our paddling season with our annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla and help us raise vital funds for our canoe program.
Category: Nature, Festivals, History, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, May 9, 2016

May 9

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!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of our flagship salt marsh! Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up-close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12

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!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

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 14

FLOW.16

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Randall's Island Park Alliance will host its annual FLOW Grand Opening, which features five new site-specific installations by artists.
Category: Art, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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