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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 234 events
from July 30, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

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
Aug15

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Now in its third season, Socrates and Norte Maar present a residency and performance program, bringing New York-based choreographers and their dancers to a unique waterfront…
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug17

Outdoor Movie Night: Frozen

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Anna teams up with a mountaineer Kristoff and his trusty reindeer Sven to break the Arendelle's icy spell.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Ghostbusters

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

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch the 80s comedy, sci-fi classic about three unemployed parapsychology professors that set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

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
Aug18

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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