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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 July 4, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Kid's Tide Pool Exploration

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Kids of all ages will get the opportunity to explore the small tide pools of Orchard Beach.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

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!

Jul 5

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a journey down the Hudson River by canoe to see a side of New York City that few get the chance to see.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 5

Staten Island Philharmonic Concert: Sounds of Freedom

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us on July 5 for a free concert, featuring a performance by the Staten Island Philharmonic, on the Conference House lawn.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays Presents Banda Magda

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Banda Magda plays vibrantly danceable live music accompanied by a spectacular sunset over the Hudson River!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Jul 7

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!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jul 8

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

Outdoor Cinema: Live-In Maid / Argentina

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Watch an Argentine class comedy that crosses cultures outdoors at Socrates Sculpture Park.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Edward Scissorhands

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Seating will open at 6:30, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series Presents Arm of The Sea Theatre

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The performance group combines art, ecology, and social action.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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