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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 206 events
from August 18, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Celebrate simple fun with live music and free kite-making for children (kites while supplies last).
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns for its fifth season, bringing dancemakers and their companies to a main stage set on the East River waterfront.
Category: Dance, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

Free Intro to Rowing Classes in Inwood

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get on the water, learn the basics of rowing, and have some fun in Inwood Hill Park!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Yoga in The Battery

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Join Tejal Yoga and The Battery Conservancy for weekly yoga practice on The Battery Woodland lawn.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Performance: Volker Goetze Secret Island

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

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Alice Austen House Museum for an audio-visual picnic concert inspired by stories of the “forgotten borough” Staten Island.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Art, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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