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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 240 events
from April 23, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, May 13, 2018

May13

CANCELLED: Science in the Park: Baywaters

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Little Bay Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May17

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
May17

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!

May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark with Watercolor Painting by the River

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Friday, May 18, 2018

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Flow

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Afro Flow Yoga infuses electrifying dance movements of the African Diaspora, a meditative yoga sequence of gentle yet powerful stretches and the soulful rhythms of live drums!
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Volunteer: Forest Restoration

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Give some TreeLC to Conference House Park's emerging maritime forest. Help newly-planted native trees take hold with the removal of strangling invasive vines and plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Glick Park

at Glick Park (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Kips Bay Neighborhood Alliance to clean and plant flowers at Glick Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May19

2018 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx, Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance for the 2018 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla, "A 5-mile Paddle for the River"!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Must See
Event
May19

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC 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.
Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most-renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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