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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 11–20 out of 292 events
from May 23, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, May 26, 2018

May26

Kayak the Bay!

at Little Bay Park Kayak/Canoe Launch Site (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay's scenic views.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

It's My Park at North Shore Esplanade

at 78 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify the North Shore Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May27

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, face painting, art, and activism.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 28, 2018

May28

LIC Henge

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on May 28 for the Manhattanhenge at one of the best viewing sites in the city!
Category: Accessible, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May29

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park), Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
We'll walk the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of NYC Parks' ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Thursday, May 31, 2018

May31

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

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!

Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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