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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 71–80 out of 482 events
from May 24, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Waterfront (x) category

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jun 9

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!

Jun 9

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team for an evening of horseshoe crab monitoring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun10

Learn-to-Row 1

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Taking an introductory class with Row New York is a great way to get fit, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of the river against the backdrop of the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jun10

Full River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance for a five-mile adventure on the Bronx River, exploring all the freshwater and estuaries sections of the river.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun10

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!

Jun10

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass (provided) while exploring the park; enjoy arts and crafts; light refreshments will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Jun10

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

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!

Jun10

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
Jun10

Summer on the Hudson: AmpLit: Amplifying Fresh Voices in the Literature

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic amplify fresh voices in the literature and bring authors center stage with readings, workshops, panels, and a community market.
Category: Accessible, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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