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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

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep 25

Workshop: Fundamentals of Photography

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

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This workshop will cover shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and the technical aspects of taking better photos.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sep 26

It's My Park at Harlem River Park

at East 135th Street and Madison Avenue , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Trash Hero New York to weed and do general clean up at Harlem River Park.
Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (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.
Free!

Sep 27

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.
Summer on the Hudson brings Bodyroll, a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body.
Free!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sep 28

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.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Free!

Sep 28

Fall Foraging

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join a botanical stroll to discover the indigenous edible plants in the park. Learn how to spot them, how to use them in the kitchen, and where to plant them in your own garden.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep 30

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Free!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to help clean the shoreline at Lemon Creek Park of washed-up debris and garbage.
Free!

Oct 1

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Free!

Oct 1

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Free!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Bronx River Ramble: Jane Jacobs

at West Farms #2 Train Station , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come learn about Jane Jacobs and how her influence spread beyond Manhattan, and inspired environmental restoration and neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Bronx.
Free!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Upper River Paddle and Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure and help us clean the freshwater sections of the Bronx River of floatables!

Oct 8

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Free!

Oct 8

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Free!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 15

Walk Randall's Island

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come walk Randall's Island, get a free pedometer and map, and make exploring and enjoying our pathways a part of introducing exercise to your workout routine.
Free!

Oct 15

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Free!

Oct 15

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Park Reforestation

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials in sites cleared of invasive and non-native plants. Learn how to properly plan a site to ensure the maximum survival and health of your plants.
Free!

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct 22

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Free!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct 29

Run the River 5k

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance to Run the River to protect and restore Randall’s Island’s beautiful shoreline and wetland areas.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec 10

Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Free!

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