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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 242 events
from August 1, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

The Spectacular Magic Shawn at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment, including rides, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Performance: Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company honor their namesake, revolutionary dancer Isadora Duncan, and Victorian rebel photographer Alice Austen, in a program of dances…
Category: Dance, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running out of money, devises what he thinks is a fool-proof plan – seduce the wives of the two richest men in town.
Category: Accessible, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Frozen

at Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

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
Aug 4

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

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