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Waterfront

New York is one of the greatest harbor cities in the world. Enjoy this great archipelago with events along the water ranging from paddling and fishing to traversing our greenways by bicycle, to exercise classes, concerts, and more with a beautiful river or ocean backdrop.

Waterfront Events

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug 17

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.

Aug 17

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017: Sunset Photography with John J. Grillo

at Bungalow Bar , Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bring your camera!
Free!

Aug 17

2017 Waterfront Concert Series: A Decade of Soul, Motown Hits

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:15 p.m.
The concert will feature A Decade of Soul and the greatest Motown hits that will make you want to get up and dance. We look forward to seeing you there!
Free!

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug 18

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Aug 18

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Free!

Aug 18

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 18

Outdoor Movie: Finding Dory

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug 19

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Aug 19

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.

Aug 19

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.
Free!

Aug 19

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

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.
Free!

Aug 19

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Celebrate simple fun with live music and free kite-making for children (kites while supplies last).
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Free!

Aug 19

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Free!

Aug 19

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns for its fifth season, bringing dancemakers and their companies to a main stage set on the East River waterfront.
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug 20

Free Intro to Rowing Classes in Inwood

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get on the water, learn the basics of rowing, and have some fun in Inwood Hill Park!
Free!

Aug 20

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Free!

Aug 20

Yoga in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Join Tejal Yoga and The Battery Conservancy for weekly yoga practice on The Battery Woodland lawn.
Free!

Aug 20

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Aug 20

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Free!

Aug 20

Performance: Volker Goetze Secret Island

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

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Alice Austen House Museum for an audio-visual picnic concert inspired by stories of the “forgotten borough” Staten Island.
Free!

Aug 20

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore! Children aged 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

Outdoor Movie Night: Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish, English Subtitles)

at Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:10 p.m.
Watch the 2004 biopic about the early travels of Ernesto "Che" Guevara outdoors under the stars.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug 21

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.

Aug 21

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.

Aug 21

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Titanic

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:15 p.m.11:30 p.m.
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug 22

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.

Aug 22

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Aug 22

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

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.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 22

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.

Aug 22

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!
Free!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug 23

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.

Aug 23

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

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.
Free!

Aug 23

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.

Aug 23

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Aug 23

Yoga in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
With views of the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty, it might be the most beautiful place to practice in the city!
Free!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug 24

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.

Aug 24

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Aug 24

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug 25

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Aug 25

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Free!

Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour.
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug 26

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Aug 26

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.

Aug 26

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.
Free!

Aug 26

Gentle Flow Yoga

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us on the lawn of Clear Comfort for yoga every other Saturday this summer. Led by Be Yoga & Dance in partnership with Shape Up NYC.
Free!

Aug 26

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

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.
Free!

Aug 26

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Free!

Aug 26

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Free!

Aug 26

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Free!

Aug 26

Ride: Forts, Ferries, and Fotos with Bike NY

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bike New York on a 12-mile ride on Staten Island! This event includes a bicycling-themed tour and picnic at Alice Austen House.

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Quiet Clubbing

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers and two live DJs spinning different genres.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug 27

Free Intro to Rowing Classes in Inwood

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get on the water, learn the basics of rowing, and have some fun in Inwood Hill Park!
Free!

Aug 27

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Free!

Aug 27

Yoga in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Join Tejal Yoga and The Battery Conservancy for weekly yoga practice on The Battery Woodland lawn.
Free!

Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Aug 27

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing in Hallets Cove (weather permitting). People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Free!

Aug 27

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Free!

Monday, August 28, 2017

Aug 28

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.

Aug 28

2017 Movies On The Waterfront Series: Finding Dory

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:45 p.m.
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory, begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
Free!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Aug 29

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

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.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 29

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.

Aug 29

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core!
Free!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

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.
Free!

Aug 30

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.

Aug 30

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Aug 30

Yoga in The Battery

at Woodland Lawn (in The Battery) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
With views of the Fountain, the blooming Bosque, and majestic Lady Liberty, it might be the most beautiful place to practice in the city!
Free!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Aug 31

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sep 1

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Free!

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages!
Free!

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Sep 2

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.
Free!

Sep 2

Estuary Paddle

at Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River!

Sep 2

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

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.
Free!

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Free!

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Free!

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us at our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th St. Skate Park, featuring competitions, open skate, raffle, food vendors and all day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Sep 3

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Free!

Sep 3

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 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.
Free!

Sep 3

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle. Launch help and paddling tips are given by experienced kayakers at the shore and on the water.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Sep 5

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Sep 5

Yoga in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Free!

Sep 5

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with VIVA!

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sep 6

Dance Fitness in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Free!

Sep 6

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.
Free!

Sep 6

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Sep 7

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Sep 7

Island Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Free!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Sep 8

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Sep 8

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.
Free!

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Sep 9

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the fresh water sections of the Bronx River, starting at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard and ending at Bronx Zoo.

Sep 9

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.
Free!

Sep 9

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

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.
Free!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep 10

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Sep 12

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Sep 12

Yoga in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Free!

Sep 12

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with VIVA!

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Sep 13

Dance Fitness in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Free!

Sep 13

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.
Free!

Sep 13

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sep 14

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sep 15

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Free!

Sep 15

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Sep 15

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep 16

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Sep 16

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.
Free!

Sep 16

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

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.
Free!

Sep 16

14 Sculptors Inc. On the Rock 2017 Bike Tour

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This free event is associated with the current NYC Parks public art exhibition On the Rock 2017: An Exhibition of Sculpture and will be led by project coordinators Esther…
Free!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep 17

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sep 19

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Sep 19

Yoga in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Free!

Sep 19

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with VIVA!

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sep 20

Dance Fitness in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Free!

Sep 20

Wildflower Meadow Tour

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Randall's Island Park Alliance's Horticulture Department for a stroll through the meadow.
Free!

Sep 20

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.
Free!

Sep 20

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Sep 20

Outdoor Movie Night: Malcolm X

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

7:15 p.m.10:40 p.m.
A biography chronicling the life and death of assassinated civil-rights leader Malcolm X.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sep 21

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sep 22

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Sep 22

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sep 23

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Sep 23

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.
Free!

Sep 23

Get Hooked

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to the park to learn, explore, and fish!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 23

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 23

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.
Free!

Sep 23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep 24

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari!

at Riverside Park South , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a guided walk in search for site-specific dances choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Free!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Sep 26

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Sep 26

Yoga in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Free!

Sep 26

Summer on the Hudson: Bodyroll Workout with VIVA!

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join this ‘90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to get you feeling "suppa duppa fly" with slammin' moves to bangin’ grooves!
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sep 27

Dance Fitness in the Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Free!

Sep 27

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.
Free!

Sep 27

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Hatha Yoga with Hollis and a beautiful sunset.
Free!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep 28

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Friday, September 29, 2017

Sep 29

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Sep 29

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and soft beverages to this free, all-ages BINGO! night. Each game winner receives a prize!
Free!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep 30

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Sep 30

Eco Volunteer Day and Free Community Paddle

at Burke Bridge (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance in a day of service to help restore the Bronx River Forest with our Conservation Crew, followed by a free community paddle!
Free!

Sep 30

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.
Free!

Sep 30

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 30

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.
Free!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Oct 3

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Oct 5

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Oct 7

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the fresh water sections of the Bronx River, starting at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard and ending at Bronx Zoo.

Oct 7

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.
Free!

Oct 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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with visits to the lighthouse interior, readings of eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Oct 8

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Oct 10

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Oct 12

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct 14

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Oct 14

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.
Free!

Oct 14

Estuary Paddle

at Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River.

Oct 14

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!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct 15

Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 15

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Oct 17

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct 19

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct 21

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Oct 21

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.
Free!

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Oct 22

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Oct 22

Foliage Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Free!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Oct 24

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oct 26

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Free!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct 28

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Free!

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct 29

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Oct 29

Foliage Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Free!

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Nov 5

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Nov 5

Foliage Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Free!

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Nov 12

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Free!

Nov 12

Foliage Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Free!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nov 14

Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South with Riverside Park Conservancy and TRASH HERO New York

at 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park's shoreline.
Free!

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, decoration-making, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Free!

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