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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 1–10 out of 244 events
from April 19, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

Bronx River Cleanup

at Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In honor of Earth Day, the Bronx River Alliance is teaming up with United by Blue for a cleanup at Soundview Park.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Apr21

It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground

at Beach 59th Street Comfort Station (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Beach 59th Street Playground Association to enhance Beach 59th St Playground with beautification and programming. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Apr26

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Apr28

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Lemon Creek Pier (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to help clean the shoreline at Lemon Creek Park. We look forward to cleaning up the beach with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr28

It's My Park at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve

at East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fresh Creek Nature Association to beautify Fresh Creek Nature Preserve. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Apr28

Celebrate Arbor Day: Planting Native Organic Trees in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join The Battery Conservancy in the park for a special tree-planting activity in honor of Arbor Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Apr29

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors to do some planting at Fort Independence Park and around the Jerome Reservoir.
Category: It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May 3

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

Excursion: Birding up the Hudson

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Gabriel Willow for bird-watching and scenic hiking along the Hudson River near Bear Mountain, one of the most majestic spots in the Hudson Valley.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife

May 5

Boardwalk Barrels of Fun

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Barrels of Fun is an art competition and family fun day event. We will be painting trash barrels with colorful landscapes, seascapes, and carnival-themed art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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