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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 61–70 out of 253 events
from July 28, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Waterfront (x) category

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Performance: Alice in Black and White

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Theatre group Looking for Lilith will perform excerpts from their production featuring the story of Alice Austen and Gertrude Tate.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Herbert Hepworth – The Aristocrat Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Herbert leads the audience in dance games while also performing magic tricks from yesteryear.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

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

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Kindred Arts bring you Sweet Spot Festival, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates offers a residency and performance program that brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates’ unique waterfront environment.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Pebble Beach (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help bring peace and harmony to our shoreline. Aeilushi Mistry will perform the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park. And, enjoy a dance performance by a guest artist.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 7

Yoga

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Community Rowing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 7

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair and picnic fare, and enjoy Shakespeare in the open air.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Monday, August 8, 2016

Aug 8

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

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