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Riverside Gallery – Art in the Park 2015 -16
Riverside Gallery – Art in the Park 2015 -16 @ Riverside Park South
Jun 11 2015 – May 31 2016 all-day
Riverside Gallery - Art in the Park 2015 -16 @ Riverside Park South
Tour Riverside Park South’s open air gallery to see seven sculptures by the accomplished artists in the 5th year of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project. On view June 11, 2015 – May 2016 during park hours. …
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 1 @ 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 …
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Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival 1:00 pm
Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival @ Pier i
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival @ Pier i | New York | New York | United States
Irish Arts Center returns to the park with its 15th annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers, with opportunities for the whole family to join in. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the …
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2016 Spring Overlook Concert-Wind Ensemble 2:00 pm
2016 Spring Overlook Concert-Wind Ensemble @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad)
May 1 @ 2:00 pm
2016 Spring Overlook Concert-Wind Ensemble @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad) | Pennsylvania | United States
Riverside Park Conservancy and our generous supporters present our Spring 2016 Overlook Concert series. With talent from French Cookin’ Blues Band, Manhattan School of Music Community Partnerships Program, and the Columbia Wind Ensemble. This week’s performer:  Columbia Wind Ensemble; Jason Noble, Conductor. A …
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Poetry Place 2:00 pm
Poetry Place @ Firemen's Island at 103rd Street
May 1 @ 2:00 pm
Poetry Place @ Firemen's Island at 103rd Street | New York | New York | United States
Meet by the benches on the Riverside Drive Island at 103rd Street for an afternoon of poetry readings. Bring a poem to share or just come and enjoy the selections of others. Poets of all ages are welcome. Some chairs …
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Dance for Seniors 10:30 am
Dance for Seniors @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 6 @ 10:30 am
Dance for Seniors @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Summer on the Hudson with Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and abilities. Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways. All fun. …
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It’s My Park! Day 10:00 am
It’s My Park! Day @ Various locations
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
It's My Park! Day @ Various locations
Chip in for spring park improvement projects throughout the park. These projects are great ways to meet other volunteers or just explore a different area of the park. Community volunteer events are rain or shine. Project details and meeting sites are determined …
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Shape Up NYC Zumba 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 7 @ 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event …
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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 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer on the Hudson partners with Barnard College for an evening celebrating women in music. See performances by some of the finest from NYC colleges and universities. The lineup will be announced on Summer on the Hudson’s Twitter account, at @SummerOnHudson, on May …
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 8 @ 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 …
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Spring 2016 Overlook Concert-Jazz 2:00 pm
Spring 2016 Overlook Concert-Jazz @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad)
May 8 @ 2:00 pm
Spring 2016 Overlook Concert-Jazz @ 116th Street Overlook (on the middle level of the Promenad) | Pennsylvania | United States
Riverside Park Conservancy and our generous supporters present our Spring 2016 Overlook Concert series. With talent from French Cookin’ Blues Band, Manhattan School of Music Community Partnerships Program, and the Columbia Wind Ensemble. This week’s performer: Manhattan School of Music Jazz Combo. These fine …
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The Art of Birding: A Walk through the Forever Wild Bird Sanctuary 10:00 am
The Art of Birding: A Walk through the Forever Wild Bird Sanctuary @ Bird Sanctuary
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Art of Birding: A Walk through the Forever Wild Bird Sanctuary @ Bird Sanctuary | New York | New York | United States
Join Jeff Nulle, long-time volunteer park tender and past president of the Linnaean Society of New York, on National Migratory Bird Day, the height of spring migration in North America. Bring binoculars if you have them.  
Shape Up NYC Zumba 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 14 @ 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event …
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GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam 12:00 pm
GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam @ Riverside Park Skate Park @ 108th Street
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam @ Riverside Park Skate Park @ 108th Street
Girls Riders Organization (GRO) helps us celebrate the seasonal opening of Riverside Skate Park with an  open skate, girls all level learn to ride, board decorating and a game of S.K.A.T.E. Bring your board and full gear (helmet, elbow & knee pads …
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Play Dates! 1:00 pm
Play Dates! @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Play Dates! @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! Kate Callahan / Kids Circlesongs! Singer-songwriter Kate Callahan leads Circlesongs, as taught by Bobby McFerrin. Join the circle and let Kate help you improvise, sing high, low, and in-between, …
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 15 @ 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 …
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15th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza 12:00 pm
15th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza @ Pier i
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
15th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza @ Pier i | New York | New York | United States
Rock hard and thrive on International Day of Families at Mamapalooza! This event features music, family-focused business, wellness activities, art, and activism to inspire all to find their voice and convey peace and equality. Music Lineup Vered and the Babes  are a downtown Doo-Wop …
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Harlem Dances 6:30 pm
Harlem Dances @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Harlem Dances @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Join Summer on the Hudson and different local companies as they demonstrate and teach you specific dance-style steps and moves. Come out to all four of these monthly dance parties and end the summer with a new dance repertoire. Featured performer: Fiyah! Dancehall Theater …
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Shape Up NYC Zumba 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 21 @ 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event …
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Sweet Spot Festival 3:00 pm
Sweet Spot Festival @ The Pier
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sweet Spot Festival @ The Pier | New York | New York | United States
Summer on the Hudson & Kindred Arts create a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages, featuring Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a collection of North America’s renowned sound architects. Pack a picnic and a blanket …
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 22 @ 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 …
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Locomotive Lawn Live 10:00 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Locomotive Lawn Live @ Locomotive Lawn at 61st Street
Summer on the Hudson brings Raga Kids, a trio of teaching artists specializing in Indian classical music on Indian instruments. This event is held on a comfy, danceable turf lawn right by the big locomotive. Great for kids 5 years …
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Friday Freshen Up 6:00 pm
Friday Freshen Up @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Freshen Up @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Kick off the weekend with some fresh air while you drink in the sounds at this monthly musical get-happy hour. The Friday Freshen Up series takes place in West Harlem Piers Park on the last Friday of the month, May-August. Featured …
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Shape Up NYC Zumba 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park
May 28 @ 11:00 am
Shape Up NYC Zumba @ West Harlem Piers Park | New York | New York | United States
Shape Up NYC (an NYC Parks program run in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit. Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event …
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Tai Chi 8:00 am
Tai Chi @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument Plaza
May 29 @ 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 …
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Learn to Ride! 11:00 am
Learn to Ride! @ 135th St. and the Greenway (under the highway)
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Learn to Ride! @ 135th St. and the Greenway (under the highway)
Summer on the Hudson will help new riders (5 years old and up) learn to balance, ride, and enjoy life on two wheels. This event is first-come, first-trained; there may be a wait. Kids’ bikes will be lent by Bike and Roll NYC. …
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Memorial Day Commemoration 10:00 am
Memorial Day Commemoration @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Memorial Day Commemoration @ Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument | New York | New York | United States
The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Association cordially invites everyone to attend this year’s annual Memorial Day observance at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument. This year’s program commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the death of Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz. In conjunction …
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