Thursday, May 29, 2014

Fwd: Summer on the Hudson MAY 28 to JUNE 19

Summer on the Hudson MAY 28 to JUNE 19

See our full season schedule at Quick Links for The Busy: * Riverside Park South * Mid Riverside Park * West Harlem Piers Pa

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Locomotive Lawn Live
songs for seeds is a rockin' music class that encourages kids to dance, play, and sing along with a live band.
Thursdays, May 22 - June 26, 10:30-11:00am- Locomotive Lawn @ 61st

.Let's Dance!
Learn to dance like a pro at these Salsa, Cha-Cha and Bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School, featuring DJ Ray Colon. LIVE BAND June 1 & 22nd!
Sundays, June 1 - 29 - 6:00 - 9:30pm - Pier I @ 70th St.

Riverside Gallery – Art in the Park
Tour the Riverside Park open air gallery to see the 4th year presentations of the Art Students League Model to Monument public art project. Sculptures by seven accomplished artists throughout South Park. Join us for an opening ceremony and tour with the artists June 12th, 2pm.
__June 2014 – May 2015 viewable during park hours – 59th to 70th St.

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Kayaking on the Hudson
Join the Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting, no registration required. Kayaks and life vests provided. All ages.
Sundays, June 8 - September 28, 10am - 5pm - 72nd Street and Hudson River

Yoga - Evening Salute to the Sun
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.
Wednesdays, June 4 - September 24, 6:30pm - The Plaza at 66th St

Pilates in the Park
Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core and give you renewed energy!
Tuesdays, June 3 - August 19, 6:30pm - The Plaza at 66th Street

Soldiers                                                            n Sailors                                                            after 4

Mid Riverside Park

Tai Chi
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Sundays, May 4- August 17, 8am - West 89th Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument Plaza

Teen Beach Volleyball
Teens 13-17 hit the Beach Volleyball Courts in Riverside Park for instructional clinics and open play. For more information please call 212.408.0296
Wednesdays, May 7- July 30, 5-7pm - 105th St. Courts

Nature Walks
Join Leslie Day on a walk will start at the 116th & Riverside Drive to explore the bird sanctuary. Saturday, June 7th, 9:30-11am - 116th & Riverside Drive

Riverside Skate Park
Skate Park is OPEN! Monday, Thursday and Friday: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - 105th St.

Riverside Skate Clinic
Register Now! John Fudala provides skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13. Classes focus on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon, safety, creative fun, teamwork and taking them to the next level: contest and or show preparation.
All enrolled are welcome to participate at the Riverside Skate Jam September 14.
Please note this is a 3 day clinic. Pre-Registration required and there is limited class space.
Registration required – 212.408.0219
Thursday & Friday September 11 & 12, 4-7pm & Saturday September 13, 11am- 3pm - Riverside Skate Park @ 118th

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West Harlem Piers Park

Lunchtime Listen
Bring a bag of yummies and eat lunch while drinking in the reverberations.
May 30th , Sonnet Man / Devin Glover sets Shakespeare’s love sonnets to Hip Hop - 12-1pm –130th & Marginal Sts.

Play Dates!
Come for a family play date with your children & bring friends to this outdoor kiddie party featuring children's entertainment, arts & crafts, & neighborhood fun! 1-4pm - 125th & Marginal Sts.
June 14th Amelia Robinson of Mil's Trills / interactive music for kids of all ages

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Shape Up NYC Zumba
Shape Up NYC (a NYC Parks program in partnership with Equinox, NYC Service, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield) offers free fitness classes to help New Yorkers get and stay fit.
Saturdays, May 3- September 27, 11am - 125th & Marginal Sts.

West Coast Swing Outdoors
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues! Come dance from 6-9 pm and get a lesson at 7 pm!
Saturdays, May 31, 6-9pm - 125th & Marginal Sts.

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Learn To Ride!
New riders 5years and up learn to balance, ride, & enjoy life on two wheels. A limited number of kids bikes will be lent by Bike and Roll NYC. Reservations required, please call: (212) 870.2080 First come, first trained; there may be a wait.
Saturday, May 31, 11am-4pm - 135th St. & the Greenway (under the highway)

Thank you to our 2014 Summer on the Hudson in West Harlem Piers Park sponsor Fairway Market.


Summer on the Hudson programming is free to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation.

Riverside Park South is located on the Hudson River between 59th & 72nd Streets with entrances @ 59th, 68th, 72nd. Riverside Park South Park closes @11pm.

West Harlem Piers Park is located on the Hudson River between 124&135th Sts. Riverside Park & West Harlem Piers Park close @ 1am.

Permanent food & drink concessions (cafes) are located in the park @ 70th, 79th, & 105th. Mobile vendors can be found in various locations throughout the park.

Restrooms are located @ 70th, 72nd, 79th, 83rd (Playground), 91st (Playground) 97th (Playground), 105th (Ballfields), 123rd & 148th (Playground).

Bike and Roll NYC provides bike rental @72nd & 135th Streets, Spring & Fall: 9am-7pm, Summer: 9am-8pm /somewhat weather dependent. Discounts for season long & family memberships available!

For information on weather cancellations please visit 2 hours before the event. To donate or to volunteer please contact Riverside Park Conservancy.


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