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Waterfront

New York is one of the greatest harbor cities in the world. Enjoy this great archipelago with events along the water ranging from paddling and fishing to traversing our greenways by bicycle, to exercise classes, concerts, and more with a beautiful river or ocean backdrop.

Waterfront Events

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Jul 28

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 28

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Free!

Jul 28

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jul 29

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Jul 29

Outdoor Cinema: Kings of the Wind & Electric Queens

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Film Forum and Socrates Sculpture Park are pleased to announce the 2015 programming for the park’s Outdoor Cinema film festival—eight weeks of international movies shown under the stars.
Free!

Jul 29

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Beasts of the Southern Wild

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Jul 30

Summer on the Hudson Children's Performance Series presents Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
For decades, the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has been bringing enjoyment to legions of people through its contemporary and innovative marionette productions based on children’s classics.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Waterfront Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside.
Free!

Jul 30

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Piece of the Rock

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Piece of the Rock is a six-member group featuring a wide range of doo-wop, hip adult contemporary music, and classic rock.
Free!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring your friends, bring your voice, and bring your courage.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 31

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up: The War and Treaty

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. July 31 The War and Treaty / haunting Folk/Americana Duo
Free!

Jul 31

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Free!

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Aug 1

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Aug 1

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Aug 1

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Aug 1

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Excursion (Advanced)

at Idlewild Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. Participants are chosen by lottery, register at nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 22
Free!

Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 1

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

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

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Performance: Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company honor their namesake, revolutionary dancer Isadora Duncan, and Victorian rebel photographer Alice Austen, in a program of dances…

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

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…
Free!

Aug 2

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.
Free!

Aug 2

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

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…
Free!

Aug 2

Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running out of money, devises what he thinks is a fool-proof plan – seduce the wives of the two richest men in town.
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: Frozen

at Shore Blvd between Hells Gate Bridge and the Pool

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
You're invited to watch this Disney animated musical that will appeal to families and children of all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Free!

Aug 4

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Aug 5

Outdoor Cinema: Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Dissensions can take many forms: a soon-to-be-divorced couple bickering; a brood of misfit animals squabbling; an all-female band debating the very definition of their feminism.
Free!

Aug 5

Outdoor Music: Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co.

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Tonight, Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co. is back at Wave Hill by popular demand, connecting audiences to their Caribbean African roots.

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Moonrise Kingdom

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Wildflower Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Danc'in Machine

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
With four great vocalists, a burning horn section, and lots of groovy percussion, the band recaptures the authentic look and sound of the disco era.
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Free!

Aug 7

Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: How To Train Your Dragon 2

at WNYC Transmitter Park , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
SummerStarz free family movies on Friday nights at WNYC Transmitter Park features How to Train Your Dragon 2.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Aug 8

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Aug 8

Co-op City Historic Walking Tour

at Barnes and Noble , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
There are some surprising secret places in this part of the Bronx. Come explore Co-op City and surrounding neighborhoods.

Aug 8

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Aug 8

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 8

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Playdates! in West Harlem Piers Park

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come have a family & friends play date at this outdoor kiddie party featuring children’s entertainers, arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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 environment.
Free!

Aug 8

All American BBQ

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

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, a delicious buffet barbecue, and a beautiful sunset.

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

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…
Free!

Aug 9

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.
Free!

Aug 9

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…
Free!

Aug 9

Intermediate Canoeing

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Intermediate canoe programs are great for those with prior canoe experience. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Aug 9

Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merchant of Venice

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Shakespeare’s darkest comedy explores bigotry, justice, and the limitations of the law.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug 10

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: How to Train Your Dragon

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

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to watch the young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons and becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug 11

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Free!

Aug 11

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Aug 11

Movie Nights on the River: Despicable Me

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy the family movie "Despicable Me" under the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug 12

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Aug 12

Outdoor Cinema: Wadjda / Saudi Arabia

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The first film directed by a Saudi woman, Wadja tells the charming, poignant story of a 10-year-old girl who longs for a bicycle so she can race her best friend (a boy).
Free!

Aug 12

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend and settle in for a night of premier movies on the pier.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Waterfront Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside.
Free!

Aug 13

Green Infrastructure Tour

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come see the new green infrastructure and help us keep our river clean and streets clear from flooding.
Free!

Aug 13

Waterfront Concert Series 2015: Spitfire

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The band will play all their original music, as well as great classic rock such as, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, and many others.
Free!

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: The Picture Show Extension: Fantastic Mr. Fox

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket and come over to the lawn for three films brought to you by The Chatsworth on 72nd St. August 13 - Fantastic Mr. Fox - Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with…
Free!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Aug 14

Water Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, and giveaways.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Free!

Aug 14

Town Square's SummerStarz Movies: Frozen

at WNYC Transmitter Park , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The feature movie on Friday, August 14 is Frozen. Come dressed as your favorite character! Movies start at sunset.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug 15

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Aug 15

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Aug 15

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Aug 15

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC Kite Flying Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and fly a kite at this fun festival for all ages! Kite-making kits will be provided for children.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 15

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Aug 15

Intermediate Canoeing

at Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Intermediate canoe programs are great for those with some prior experience. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Aug 15

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 15

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

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…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug 16

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…
Free!

Aug 16

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.
Free!

Aug 16

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…
Free!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug 17

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.
Free!

Aug 17

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

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.
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug 18

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Free!

Aug 18

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug 19

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug 20

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Wildflower Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Sherman Creek Gardening

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join our Sherman Creek Garden Crew for an evening of weeding and garden maintenance around the park.
Free!

Aug 20

When Harry Met Sally

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and the real estate company Nestseekers present When Harry Met Sally on the waterfront in Long Island City.
Free!

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug 21

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances with The Hoop Movement

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Wear dancing shoes and join different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you the moves.
Free!

Aug 21

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.
Free!

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug 22

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Aug 22

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Aug 22

Natural Areas Exploration Day

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas- all ages are welcome at this free event!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerrittsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, August 11th.
Free!

Aug 22

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Must See
Event
Aug 22

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Aug 22

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Aug 22

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 22

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Three weeklong residencies will each culminate in a free public dance performance on an outdoor stage in the park.
Free!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug 23

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…
Free!

Aug 23

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.
Free!

Aug 23

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…
Free!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Aug 24

Central Astoria Movies on the Waterfront: The Incredibles

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See the Academy-Award winning film of a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world..
Free!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Aug 25

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Free!

Aug 25

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Aug 25

Movies Across From Golden Pond: Guardians of the Galaxy

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure.
Free!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Aug 26

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Waterfront Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers that are growing on the island along the waterside.
Free!

Friday, August 28, 2015

Aug 28

Summer on the Hudson: Friday Freshen Up with Wordsmith

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with music by hip hop artist and songwriter, Wordsmith.
Free!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug 29

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Aug 29

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Aug 29

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Randall's Island Salt Marsh Canoe Excursion

at Randall's Island Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. To register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, August 19th
Free!

Aug 29

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Aug 29

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 29

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug 30

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…
Free!

Aug 30

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.
Free!

Aug 30

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…
Free!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sep 1

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer and Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball. Coaches will guide groups of children in skill building activities. Tots Soccer…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in Queens.
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Sep 5

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Sep 5

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Must See
Event
Sep 5

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep 5

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 5

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in Queens.
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

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…
Free!

Sep 6

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.
Free!

Sep 6

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…
Free!

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a full day of county fair magic with carnival rides, live music, aerialists, reptile shows, local food, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in Queens.
Free!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sep 8

Pilates With The Fitness Guru

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.
Free!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Sep 9

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Sep 10

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 10

Artist Talk: Tom Fruin

at Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn artist Tom Fruin will discuss the origin and fabrication of his internationally known ICON series.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep 11

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 11

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 12

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Sep 12

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Sep 12

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep 12

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 12

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Circus Amok

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Since 1989, Circus Amok has brought its funny, queer, caustic, political, one-ring spectacles to diverse neighborhoods throughout NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 13

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…
Free!

Sep 13

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.
Free!

Sep 13

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…
Free!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep 16

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep 17

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 18

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 19

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Sep 19

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Sep 19

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep 19

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Sep 19

It's My Park at Soundview Park

at Soundview Park Field House (in Soundview Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer for the Coastal Cleanup Day. We invite you to join in on the fun to help improve the shoreline by removing marine debris.
Free!

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 19

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Bronx River Ramble

at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue (in Soundview Park) , Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River's volunteer historians as they explore three of the borough's waterways: the Bronx River, Pugsley Creek, and Westchester Creek.
Free!

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 20

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…
Free!

Sep 20

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.
Free!

Sep 20

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…
Free!

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Monday, September 21, 2015

Sep 21

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.
Free!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sep 25

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

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

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Sep 26

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 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…
Free!

Sep 26

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Free!

Sep 26

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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…
Free!

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with Urban Park Ranger-led tours, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

International Coastal Clean Up Day

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Team up with thousands of volunteers worldwide to combat pollution in our waterways and along our coastlines.
Free!

Sep 26

Brooklyn Americana Music Festival

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Americana Music Festival presents original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time, and bluegrass artists.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep 27

Pugsley Creek/Clason Point Historic Walking Tour

at End of Castle Hill Avenue , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The tour will include history on ancient estates, amusement parks, views of the Long Island Sound, and the beautiful Pugsley Creek Park.

Sep 27

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…
Free!

Sep 27

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.
Free!

Sep 27

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…
Free!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sep 30

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Free!

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Oct 3

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Must See
Event
Oct 3

Summer on the Hudson: Loops and Hoops Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Oct 4

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.
Free!

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct 10

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Oct 10

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 10

Bronx River Ramble: Starlight Park

at West Farms #2 Train Station , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the park's pre-history that includes a replica of Henry Hudson's Half Moon and no less than three unsuccessful attempts to hold a world's fair by the Bronx River.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct 11

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.
Free!

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Oct 17

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct 18

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.
Free!

Friday, October 23, 2015

Oct 23

Haunted Lantern Tour

at Fort Totten Park , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they mix history with Halloween fun on a lantern tour of the historic Water Battery at Fort Totten.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Oct 24

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy art workshops, face painting, a dog costume contest, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 24

Haunted Lantern Tour

at Fort Totten Park , Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they mix history with Halloween fun on a lantern tour of the historic Water Battery at Fort Totten.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Oct 25

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.
Free!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Oct 31

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Nov 1

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.
Free!

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Nov 7

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Nov 8

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.
Free!

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Nov 14

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Nov 21

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Free!

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Dec 12

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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