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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 115 events
from August 20, 2014 to December 13, 2014
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture 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 free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

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!

Aug24

Staten Island Beach Fest: Lovebomb Band

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Lovebomb Band will premier on opening day for the Staten Island Beach Fest.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Free Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for our last event this season -- 15-minute trial paddle off shoreline. Equipment and tips provided. Experienced volunteers on water for assistance. …
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Aug24

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Rashaad Newsome’s King of Arms Art Ball II

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Rashaad Newsome collects a judges panel of legends from the art, music, fashion, literary, activism and vogue world to deliberate over who will be the next Art Ball Legends.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug25

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Finding Nemo

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come out for this charming animated feature.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aug26

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: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug26

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 giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Movie Night Along the River: WALL E

at Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Come enjoy a family movie under the stars.
Category: Film, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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