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Forest Bathing

When: October 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Where: Riverside Park, River Run Playground at 83rd St.

Forest Therapy or Forest Bathing comes from the traditions of Shinrin Yoku and other European and indigenous cultures. We invite you to join us in reconnecting with nature by participating in a guided Forest Bathing experience. Allow yourself to connect with…Read More

28th National Public Lands Day

When: September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Riverside Park (various locations; see below)

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands, and will take place on Saturday, September 25. Riverside Park Conservancy will be hosting two sites for planting projects. Please sign up at the links below!…Read More

Live Music and Lighting at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

When: September 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument – Promenade, Riverside Park Promenade & 89th Street (one level below Monument)

    The Soldiers’ and Sailor’s Memorial Association is pleased to offer a free live music program as a way of drawing attention to the urgent need for repairs to this iconic New York Memorial. Join us for live period…Read More

International Coastal Cleanup Day

When: September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Riverside Park (various locations; see below)

Join the world’s largest volunteer effort for our ocean and waterways by participating in our International Coastal Cleanup® at Riverside Park. Community volunteer events take place rain or shine. Volunteer projects are dependent on the season and the needs of the…Read More

Growth Sounds

When: September 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 96th St. at the Hudson River

Improvised small-group performances in conjunction with the Jazz Foundation of America and Riverside Park’s RE:GROWTH exhibition.  2pm – DeWitt Godfrey, Stuk Just north of the 79th St boat basin Steve Swell (trombone) / Rob Brown (alto sax) 3pm – Mary Mattingly, Riverside Reading Room 91st St at the Hudson River…Read More


When: September 19, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Riverside Park South, Locomotive Lawn at 61st St.

Kinesis Project dance theatre the large-scale, outdoor dance company known for creating beautifully expansive, surprisingly intimate dances returns to Riverside Park with Search(Light), their newest work. This mesmerizing piece, with gorgeous details, high energy dancing and live music moves from bridges, to hilltops…Read More

Overlook Concerts

When: September 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Riverside Park Conservancy and our generous supporters present our Fall 2021 Overlook Concert series, with talent from French Cookin’ Blues, the James “Pony” Kerr Trio, and the Manhattan School of Music Community Partnerships. September 26 – FRENCH COOKIN’ BLUES – David “Doc” French, Leader – This Blues Hall of…Read More


When: September 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Where: Riverside Park South, Pier i

BIG BEATS is a 15-minute, free, outdoor dance performance, choreographed by Joanna Kotze, featuring 20 New York-based professional dancers––Bria Bacon, Mary Lyn Graves, Wendell Gray II, Ani Javian, Symara Johnson, Joanna Kotze, Ariel Lembeck, Jordan Lloyd, Jennifer Nugent, Devin Oshiro,…Read More

Monuments Tour of Riverside Park

When: September 11, 2021 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Riverside Park, West 72nd Street and Riverside Drive

The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson are partnering for a Monuments of Riverside Park Walking Tour through one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks. Join us for a guided walk along Riverside Drive that highlights the park’s development as well…Read More

Birding Tour

When: September 17, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Riverside Park, 120th Street and Riverside Drive

Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we’ll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River! In partnership with NYC Audubon. Please register online. Know Before You Go For everyone’s safety, we are asking all participants…Read More

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