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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 25, 2016

Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

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.
Free!

Aug 25

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at Thomas Jefferson Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Free!

Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!

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

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an introductory lesson in Argentine tango music and dancing led by Strictly Tango NYC.
Free!

Aug 25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Square Dancing!

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The folks at City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do!
Free!

Aug 25

Cinema LIC Outdoor Movie: Zootopia

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

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In a world populated by anthropomorphic mammals, Judy Hopps, a rabbit from rural Bunnyburrow, fulfills her childhood dream of becoming the first rabbit officer in the police department of Zootopia.
Free!

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug 26

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.
Free!

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series - The Bones of J.R. Jones

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meet up in West Harlem Piers Park with friends on the last Friday of the month for great music, fresh air, and beautiful scenery.
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Yoga on the Beach

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School at this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Free!

Aug 27

Boogie Up the Bronx River Bike Ride

at Soundview Field House  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance Greenway Team for a friendly, 23-mile ride or a round trip, 46-mile ride along the Bronx River Greenway.

Must See
Event
Aug 27

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.
Free!

Aug 27

Ride: Pedaling Through The Past

at Staten Island Borough Hall , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bike New York and the Alice Austen House on a voyage to Staten Island! We’ll enjoy inspiring Harbor views, beaches, sea breezes, and stop at two historical sites.

Aug 27

Free Yoga at Alice Austen House

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 for a free gentle yoga session on the lawn of Clear Comfort.
Free!

Aug 27

The Great Escape

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to the Park for a boat race and living history program to honor the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

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!

Aug 27

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park South Entrance , Bronx , Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a canoe trip within estuary of the Bronx River.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: 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.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug 27

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

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

Aug 27

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Sand Castle Contest

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will build sandcastles at this 18th annual contest. The event includes activities with the Urban Park Rangers, refreshments, and prizes for several age categories.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

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.
Free!

Aug 27

Skats the 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.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Skats the 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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with Summer on the Hudson and hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs of different genres.
Free!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug 28

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.
Free!

Aug 28

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.
Free!

Aug 28

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.
Free!

Aug 28

Outdoor Movie Night: Inside Out

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions—Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—conflict on how best to navigate a new city.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

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!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

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.
Join Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park for games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

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!

Aug 31

Wednesday Night Tour: Bugs of Pier 6

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Gardener Jessica Slade on a tour of the Pier 6 Flower Field and their insect inhabitants.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

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!

Sep 2

Summer on the Hudson: Dances for All Abilities

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways through a dance workshop for seniors and all other ages and abilities.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Yoga on the Beach

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School at this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Free!

Sep 3

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!

Sep 3

Summer on the Hudson: 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.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 3

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

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

Sep 3

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

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!

Sep 3

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

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.
Free!

Sep 3

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show 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.2:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements are New England's only two-man kids magic show!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

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.
Free!

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The West Side County Fair is a full day of carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

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.
Free!

Monday, September 5, 2016

Sep 5

Omar's Summer Send-Off party 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.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

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!

Sep 6

Zumba in the Park

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Zumba is the perfect way to have fun while working out! Zumba classes on Randall's Island combine uplifting music, dancing, and energy with beautiful views and fresh air outdoors.
Free!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

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 7

Wednesday Night Tour: The Great East River Suspension Bridge

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn what was involved in engineering and building the great Brooklyn Bridge.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Riverside Park Skate Clinic features three days of skateboarding instruction with Summer on the Hudson and instructor John Fudala.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

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, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Yoga on the Beach

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School at this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Free!

Sep 10

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!

Sep 10

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!

Sep 10

Riverside Park Skate Clinic

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The clinics are designed for beginner and intermediate skateboarders ages 5-13 to teach strong skill foundation .
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Summer on the Hudson: 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.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 10

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

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

Sep 10

Kite Festival

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Watch your kite soar above the Manhattan skyline! Kites will be available for purchase or you can bring your own.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 10

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

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!

Sep 10

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Free!

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sep 11

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.
Free!

Sep 11

Riverside Park Skate Jam

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come to our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th Street Skate Park with competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all-day fun.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

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!

Sep 13

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!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sep 14

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!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Cinema LIC Outdoor Movie: Ghost

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Patrick Swayze plays a ghost who teams with a psychic (Whoopi Goldberg) to uncover the truth behind his murder, and to rescue his sweetheart (Demi Moore) from a similar fate.
Free!

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

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!

Sep 16

Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke

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, bring your voice, and bring your courage. All ages!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

International Coastal Cleanup at Soundview Park

at Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your day at one of NYC’s beautiful Bronx waterfront parks while giving back to our city's oceans and coastlines.
Free!

Sep 17

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!

Sep 17

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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 17

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!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: 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.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 17

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

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

Sep 17

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

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!

Sep 17

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.
Free!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Free!

Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Free!

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep 18

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.
Free!

Sep 18

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at 68th Street Entrance at Riverside Park South , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson will lead a guided walk through Riverside Park South in search of site-specific choreography by movers and shakers of the NYC dance world.
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

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!

Sep 20

Zumba in the Park

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Zumba is the perfect way to have fun while working out! Zumba classes on Randall's Island combine uplifting music, dancing, and energy with beautiful views and fresh air outdoors.
Free!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep 21

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 21

Wednesday Night Tour: Green Roofs

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's Horticulture Supervisor Rashid Poulson on a tour of the park’s three green roofs.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sep 23

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, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

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!

Sep 24

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Canoe opportunity for beginners and families within Estuary of the Bronx River.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

Get Hooked: Children's Wildlife Education

at Southern waterfront just across the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

Summer on the Hudson: 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.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Sep 24

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

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

Sep 24

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 Urban Park Ranger-led ticketed tours, fishing clinics, live music, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

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!

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

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!

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

Bronx River Ramble

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!

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, 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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