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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 535 events
from April 27, 2017 to April 15, 2018
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 6

Flow.17 Art Exhibit Grand Opening

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating these unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 7

5 Boro Bike Tour Watch Party

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen was an early female bicyclist. Watch as thousands of cyclists ride by the museum. Prime photo opportunity!
Category: Sports, Bike Month NYC, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

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
May 7

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2017 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Staten Island Philharmonic Quintet at Historic Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Staten Island Philharmonic quintet will be performing classical pieces from the waterfront porch of the historic H.H. Biddle House overlooking Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 8

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront

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