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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.

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from April 26, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

Friday, May 15, 2015

May15

The Senior Prom

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Turn back the clock, break out the tux and the gown, put on your dancing shoes and come to our Senior Prom!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Limited Partnership

at Poe Park Visitors Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, took on the U.S. government to fight for equality.
Category: Art, Festivals, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring all-ages bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Mother's Day, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 18, 2015

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SOH and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May19

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Barnard College and Summer on the Hudson present a celebration of women in music with some of finest musicians from NYC colleges and universities at an evening performance.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May20

Fleet Week Watch Party

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

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Watch the ships sail in, like Alice did. Free coffee and donuts will be served!
Category: Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

May21

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

May28

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies celebrates language and culture with fun-filled live music, dance, and puppetry! Concerts may be held in Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew, or English.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 29, 2015

May29

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park…
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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