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8th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep 10:00 am
8th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep @ Riverside Park - 68th St, 100th St, 148th St
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
8th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep @ Riverside Park - 68th St, 100th St, 148th St
Riverside Park Conservancy partners with Riverkeeper for the 8th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep to remove trash and recyclables from the Hudson River coastline. Join us for a coastal clean-up project at one of three locations in Riverside Park South (also in…Read More...
Riverside Park Monuments Tour 10:30 am
Riverside Park Monuments Tour @ 72nd St. and Riverside Drive
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Riverside Park Monuments Tour @ 72nd St. and Riverside Drive | New York | New York | United States
The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmstead gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks. Join us for a guided walk along Riverside Drive that highlights the…Read More...
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Join Shape Up NYC‘s fun dance fitness classes! Colorful outfits are encouraged! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. It is an NYC Parks program in partnership with NYC Service, Empire Blue Cross Blue…Read More...
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 5 @ 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza | New York | New York | United States
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check the SOH Twitter…Read More...
36th Annual Hippo Playground Spring Fair 10:00 am
36th Annual Hippo Playground Spring Fair @ Hippo Playground
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
36th Annual Hippo Playground Spring Fair @ Hippo Playground | New York | New York | United States
An Upper West Side institution, The Hippo Playground Spring Fair features pony rides, bouncy castles, petting zoo, games, prizes, food, entertainment and more. For over 35 years, the Spring Fair has been the primary fundraiser to support The Hippo Playground.…Read More...
Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival 1:00 pm
Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival @ Pier i
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival @ Pier i | New York | New York | United States
Irish Arts Center kicks off SOH17 with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers and opportunities for the whole family to join in. Weather looking iffy? Want to know if the event…Read More...
Spring 2019 Overlook Concerts 2:00 pm
Spring 2019 Overlook Concerts @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad)
May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Spring 2019 Overlook Concerts @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad) | Pennsylvania | United States
Riverside Park Conservancy and our generous supporters present our Spring 2019 Overlook Concert series. With talent from the Columbia Wind Ensemble, the Manhattan School of Music Community Partnerships, and French Cookin’ Blues. April 28  –  Columbia Wind Ensemble, Jason Noble, Leader…Read More...
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Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! 6:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
Bodyroll is a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body with slammin’ moves and bangin’ grooves that will getchu looking (and feeling) suppa duppa fly! Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check…Read More...
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Literary Lounge 6:00 pm
Literary Lounge @ Pier I at 70th Street
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Literary Lounge @ Pier I at 70th Street | New York | New York | United States
Summer on the Hudson and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A. May 8:  Morgan Jerkins is a Harlem-based writer. A former Associate Editor at Catapult, Jerkins is…Read More...
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Locomotive Lawn Live 10:30 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories & sing along encouragement on our comfy & danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive. Great for kids 5yrs & under! Weather looking…Read More...
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Birding Walks 5:30 pm
Birding Walks @ Meet at 120th & Riverside Drive
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Birding Walks @ Meet at 120th & Riverside Drive
Meet at 120th Street and Riverside Drive and explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we’ll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River! No registration necessary. In partnership with New York City Audubon. Weather…Read More...
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SandSational! 10:00 am
SandSational! @ Riverside Park sandboxes (between 76th St and 143rd St)
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
SandSational! @ Riverside Park sandboxes (between 76th St and 143rd St)
Fresh sand means one thing in Riverside Park: Spring! Help start the season off right by volunteering to help move new sand into your playground’s sandbox. SandSational begins with a family bucket brigade, followed by parents and adults completing the job. Pails and shovels for…Read More...
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Join Shape Up NYC‘s fun dance fitness classes! Colorful outfits are encouraged! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. It is an NYC Parks program in partnership with NYC Service, Empire Blue Cross Blue…Read More...
Billion Oyster Project Presentation 12:00 pm
Billion Oyster Project Presentation @ 125th & Marginal Sts.
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Billion Oyster Project Presentation @ 125th & Marginal Sts. | New York | New York | United States
Come see and learn about the Billion Oyster Project  on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It’s the latest effort to restore our harbor! Weather looking iffy? Want to know if the event is still on?  Check the SOH Twitter feed or visit nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event. To…Read More...
Play Dates! 1:00 pm
Play Dates! @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Play Dates! @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Fun for family and friends at this outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! Second Saturday of the month, 1-4pm 125th & Marginal Sts.       May 11 – Musical IQ/ interactive drum circle and…Read More...
STEAM the Streets 1:00 pm
STEAM the Streets @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
STEAM the Streets @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Come STEAM the streets with HYPOTHEkids–we’re bringing science and engineer explorations to the park! Weather looking iffy? Want to know if the event is still on? Check the SOH Twitter feed or visit nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event. To donate to Riverside Park…Read More...
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 12 @ 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza | New York | New York | United States
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check the SOH Twitter…Read More...
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Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! 6:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
Bodyroll is a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body with slammin’ moves and bangin’ grooves that will getchu looking (and feeling) suppa duppa fly! Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check…Read More...
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Locomotive Lawn Live 10:30 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
May 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories & sing along encouragement on our comfy & danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive. Great for kids 5yrs & under! Weather looking…Read More...
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Harlem Moves with Limón Dance Company 6:30 pm
Harlem Moves with Limón Dance Company @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the world-renowned Limón Company Dancers as they teach the energetic and ease-filled Limón Technique, accompanied by live music. No experience necessary; class is open to all levels. Weather looking iffy? Want to know if the event is still on? Check the…Read More...
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Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Join Shape Up NYC‘s fun dance fitness classes! Colorful outfits are encouraged! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. It is an NYC Parks program in partnership with NYC Service, Empire Blue Cross Blue…Read More...
Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music 5:00 pm
Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music @ Crabapple Grove @ W 95th Street
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music @ Crabapple Grove @ W 95th Street | New York | New York | United States
Barnard College and Summer on the Hudson welcome back standout artists from previous years for this 5th anniversary concert celebrating women in music. Enjoy some of finest musicians from NYC colleges and universities in an astounding natural setting. Check out the…Read More...
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 19 @ 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza | New York | New York | United States
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check the SOH Twitter…Read More...
Spring 2019 Overlook Concerts 2:00 pm
Spring 2019 Overlook Concerts @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad)
May 19 @ 2:00 pm
Spring 2019 Overlook Concerts @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad) | Pennsylvania | United States
Riverside Park Conservancy and our generous supporters present our Spring 2019 Overlook Concert series. With talent from the Columbia Wind Ensemble, the Manhattan School of Music Community Partnerships, and French Cookin’ Blues. April 28  –  Columbia Wind Ensemble, Jason Noble, Leader…Read More...
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Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! 6:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
Bodyroll is a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body with slammin’ moves and bangin’ grooves that will getchu looking (and feeling) suppa duppa fly! Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check…Read More...
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Model to Monument – Opening Ceremony & Tour 2:00 pm
Model to Monument – Opening Ceremony & Tour @ Lawn at 145th Street
May 22 @ 2:00 pm
Model to Monument - Opening Ceremony & Tour @ Lawn at 145th Street
Tour the Riverside Park open air gallery and see seven sculptures by accomplished artists of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project. The installations will be on view from May 2019 – May 2020 on the 145th Street Lawn…Read More...
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Locomotive Lawn Live 10:30 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories & sing along encouragement on our comfy & danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive. Great for kids 5yrs & under! Weather looking…Read More...
Yoga Flow 6:30 pm
Yoga Flow @ West 74th Street & Riverside Drive
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Yoga Flow @ West 74th Street & Riverside Drive | New York | New York | United States
 Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.  Please bring a mat. Weather…Read More...
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Learn to Ride! 10:30 am
Learn to Ride! @ 135th St. and the Greenway (under the highway)
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Learn to Ride! @ 135th St. and the Greenway (under the highway)
New riders aged 5 years and older learn to balance, ride, and enjoy life on two wheels. Bring your bike and helmet! Please note: Reservations are required, please visit: bike.nyc/education/programs/learn-to-ride-kids to register. First come, first trained; there may be a wait. Weather looking iffy? Want to…Read More...
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Join Shape Up NYC‘s fun dance fitness classes! Colorful outfits are encouraged! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. It is an NYC Parks program in partnership with NYC Service, Empire Blue Cross Blue…Read More...
Billion Oyster Project Presentation 12:00 pm
Billion Oyster Project Presentation @ 125th & Marginal Sts.
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Billion Oyster Project Presentation @ 125th & Marginal Sts. | New York | New York | United States
Come see and learn about the Billion Oyster Project  on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. It’s the latest effort to restore our harbor! Weather looking iffy? Want to know if the event is still on?  Check the SOH Twitter feed or visit nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event. To…Read More...
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 26 @ 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza | New York | New York | United States
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check the SOH Twitter…Read More...
Mamapalooza 12:00 pm
Mamapalooza @ Pier i
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mamapalooza @ Pier i | New York | New York | United States
Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, vendors, wellness activities, art, and activism. Features: Gymboree play area Sungazing with the Amateur Astronomers Association  Live music and mainstage entertainment all day…Read More...
Sun Gaze Sundays 1:00 pm
Sun Gaze Sundays @ Pier I @ 70th Street
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sun Gaze Sundays @ Pier I @ 70th Street | New York | New York | United States
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky. Weather looking iffy? Want to know if the event is still on? Check the SOH Twitter feed or…Read More...
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Memorial Day Commemoration 10:00 am
Memorial Day Commemoration @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Memorial Day Commemoration @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument | New York | New York | United States
This annual event, sponsored by the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Association, in affiliation with the Riverside Park Conservancy and in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, commemorates the recognition of honoring those men and women…Read More...
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Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! 6:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Bodyroll Workout with VIVA! @ Pier I at 70th Street
Bodyroll is a 90s-inspired dance aerobics class designed to tone, strengthen, and train your body with slammin’ moves and bangin’ grooves that will getchu looking (and feeling) suppa duppa fly! Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on? Check…Read More...
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Locomotive Lawn Live 10:30 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories & sing along encouragement on our comfy & danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive. Great for kids 5yrs & under! Weather looking…Read More...
Yoga Flow 6:30 pm
Yoga Flow @ West 74th Street & Riverside Drive
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Yoga Flow @ West 74th Street & Riverside Drive | New York | New York | United States
 Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, flexibility, balance, and focus while enjoying yoga outdoors.  Please bring a mat. Weather…Read More...
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Friday Freshen Up 7:00 pm
Friday Freshen Up @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday Freshen Up @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Get out to the park and kick off the weekend with some local sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. Friday Freshen Up takes place on the last Friday of the month from May through August. May 31 – iamchelseaiam /…Read More...