Tag Archives: waterfront

22nd Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Plumb Beach Cleanup
Bus transportation will be provided from Union Square leaving at 9 am. We will have an optional ecology lesson with a marine biologist after the cleanup. We will use a seinning net to catch critters that live in Jamaica Bay and put them in jars with water to study them before returning them to the […]
by Truly Johnson
19th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Plumb Beach Cleanup
Plumb Beach is part of Gateway National Recreation Area, and is located 3 miles east of Coney Island on Jamaica Bay. Its beautiful and diverse scenery contains precious marine, salt marsh, and beach dune habitats. The cleanup will run from 10am to 12pm. Lunch will be served for all volunteers at noon. At 12:30, we […]
by Truly Johnson
20th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Brooklyn Waters: Sea Level Rise, Sustainability, and Resilience along the Brooklyn Waterfront
The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center (BWRC) presents Brooklyn Waters, a full-day conference on sea level rise, sustainability, and resiliency along the Brooklyn waterfront. Brooklyn Waters will examine how preparation for storm surge and rising tides has already remade – and is set to radically remake – the coastal areas of Kings County. While the Brooklyn waterfront holds much in common […]
by Ashley Brown
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South
Join TRASH HERO New York, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy and NYC Parks, to clean up the Hudson River shoreline in Riverside Park South.  Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park’s shoreline. Closed-toed shoes are required. All materials provided. We look forward to cleaning up the waterfront with […]
by Truly Johnson
22nd Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
City of Rising Waters: A Symposium
To mark the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy — a watershed moment for New Yorkers’ awareness of the devastating impacts of climate change — join us for an afternoon program examining how New York City can survive and embrace its future as a coastal city surrounded by rising waters. This is the opening program in our new series, New York’s Future in a Changing […]
by Truly Johnson
25th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Rainbow Tango
Enjoy an Argentine Tango Pride with dance lessons, performances, games, and social dance time led by Strictly Tango NYC.
by gabrielav
21st Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Make Music New York
American Music for Piano Duet highlights American four-hand music played by young students and professional adult headliners. Performances will take place at Pier I in Riverside Park South (West 70th Street).
by gabrielav
16th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles. Harlem Dances events take place on the third Friday of each month from May through August. Schedule May 19: NYC Bhangra  – expresses the joy, passion, and energy of life. June 16: Xochipilli Dance Ensemble – various styles of Mexican folk dance. July 21: The Movement Creative – finding new […]
by gabrielav
11th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Riverdale RiverFest
Riverdale RiverFest is an annual community festival to celebrate the Hudson River and support the Bronx Link of the Hudson Valley Greenway that is under development. It takes place each June on the banks of the Hudson River, on the scenic grounds of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The festival is a fun afternoon of outdoor entertainment and environmental education for the community. Participants will have opportunities to take boat rides on the Hudson River, listen to music by local musicians, enjoy an eclectic variety of food, and learn about the Hudson River Greenway and the history, biology and geology of the area.
by Angie Koo
6th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pilates in the Park
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! Bring your own mat. This event repeats every week on Tuesday between 6/6/2017 and 8/29/2017 at The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South.
by gabrielav
4th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Let’s Dance!
Learn to dance Salsa, Zouk, and Bachata with lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School featuring DJ Ray Colon. This event repeats every week on Sunday between 6/4/2017 and 6/25/2017 at Pier I in Riverside Park South (West 70th Street).
by gabrielav
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
World Science Festival
World Science Festival returns to BBP again this year for another night of stargazing on the waterfront! World Science Festival brings stargazing back to BBP this year along with UP – Umbrella Project, an amazing participatory performance piece by Pilobolus! Attendees can take a look through WSF’s high-tech telescopes for an up-close view of the moon, […]
by gabrielav
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Silent Disco
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event on Pier I in Riverside Park South (West 70th Street) featuring two live DJs of different genres. Shift DJs with a flick of a switch and sway along to the same song as your friends or to your […]
by gabrielav
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
New York City Fish Count
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find. How will our site differ from others? Join us for this fun waterside event at 172nd Street Beach in Fort Washington Park!
by gabrielav
2nd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages! This event repeats on the 1st Friday of every month between 6/2/2017 and 9/1/2017 at Pier I in Riverside Park South (West 70th Street).
by gabrielav
1st Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Everybody Tango!
Enjoy Argentine Tango with an introductory lesson, music, and dancing in the open air led by Strictly Tango NYC! Lessons take place at 6:45 and at 7:45 at West Harlem Piers (125th Street and Marginal Street). This event repeats every week on Thursday between 6/1/2017 and 7/27/2017.
by gabrielav
29th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Memorial Day Fitness Celebration
#BBQearned after you participate in one or all four workout classes on Pier I. Start Memorial Day with a morning workout on Pier I in Riverside Park South (West 70th Street) before heading to your  holiday barbecue.  We’re celebrating adding these classes to the Summer on the Hudson programming lineup and the veterans who lead them: […]
by gabrielav
28th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Mamapalooza - Sing Out Sister
Celebrate all families at our annual festival featuring music, wellness activities, art, activism, and fierce feminist vendors. Get inspired to sing out a message of peace, acceptance, and equality. This year’s “Sing Out Sister” theme inspires all to find their voice and bring a message of peace, tolerance, and equality. Fierce feminists, as well as families […]
by gabrielav