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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 21–30 out of 286 events
from May 5, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Girls Season Opener Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the seasonal opening of Riverside Skate Park at 108th Street with an open skate, girls all-level learn to ride, board decorating, and a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15

Summer on the Hudson: 15th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This event features music, family-focused business, wellness activities, art, and activism to inspire all to find their voice and convey peace and equality.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Markets, Mother's Day, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, May 16, 2016

May 16

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Community Room.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, May 19, 2016

May 19

Wildflower Meadow 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 Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department for a stroll through the meadow.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 19

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Community Room.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances Series - Fiyah! Dancehall Theater

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you dance styles.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 21

Birding Bonanza

at South end of the Little Hell Gate Bridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan, Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At our Birding Bonanza event, expert guides from both Randall's Island Park Alliance and NYC Audubon will help you explore the park while you seek and discover our feathered island residents.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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