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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 31–40 out of 282 events
from May 3, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Birding Bonanza

at South end of the Little Hell Gate Bridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan, Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At our Birding Bonanza event, expert guides from both Randall's Island Park Alliance and NYC Audubon will help you explore the park while you seek and discover our feathered island residents.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 21

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Dance to Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat at this family-friendly gathering of music lovers of all ages and cultures.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Markets, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Horseshoe Crabs

at Plumb Beach parking lot

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up-close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 24

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up-close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

May 25

Fleet Week Watch Party

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

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Watch the ships sail in, like Alice Austen did.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live Concert Series

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings Raga Kids, a trio of teaching artists specializing in Indian classical music on Indian instruments.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 27, 2016

May 27

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series - Elle Winston

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meet up in West Harlem Piers Park with friends on the last Friday of the month for great music, fresh air, and beautiful scenery.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Waterfront Garden Tour

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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