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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 81–90 out of 269 events
from July 2, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

High Bridge Festival

at The High Bridge (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Commemorate the re-opening of the iconic High Bridge with this celebratory outdoor festival, with music, fitness, art, a scavenger hunt, and more!
Category: Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, High Bridge
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul25

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Catalyst Community Festival in Faber Park

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Catalyst program is launching its next round of sites with a community celebration and kickoff in Staten Island.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Basic Canoeing

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures. Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul26

Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate)

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the Orchard Beach Lagoon, including Bartow Creek as we look for birds that live in this estuarine habitat of the Long Island Sound.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul26

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!

Jul26

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!

Jul26

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!

Jul26

Summer on the Hudson Amplified Sundays Presents River Whyless

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

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

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