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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 21–30 out of 208 events
from March 25, 2017 to October 21, 2017
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, May 6, 2017

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

11:00 a.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

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

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

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 9

Yoga in the Park

at Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May10

Dance Fitness in the Park

at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Category: Dance, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May11

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 on our comfy turf lawn.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 12, 2017

May12

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for all ages and abilities with a focus on seniors.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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