Kid On The Town
Culture For City Kids
Summer Programs: Madison Square, Union Square, Tribeca & Village
At Madison Square Park, visit the charming playground, see the magical art installation Prismatic Park by Josiah McElheny, have Shake Shack frozen custard or Eataly gelato, plus enjoy concerts, storytimes, and crafts. Venture further south for theater, yoga, and oysters amid by fabulous city and river scenery.
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UWS & Riverside Park | Central Park & UES | Bryant Park & Midtown | Lower Manhattan

Madison Square & Union Square


West Village, East Village & Tribeca


Shell-ebrate Oysters

July 9 – October 15
Sunday, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Pier 25, 225 North Moore Street

Work alongside Hudson River Park staff to restore oysters and learn how these bivalves benefit the health of the River by filtering water, engineering reef habitat, and stabilizing shorelines


Hudson River Nature Walk

June 18 – September 25
Monday, 9:00 am–10:00 am
Pier 40, 353 West Street at Houston

Enjoy a meandering waterfront walk while viewing and learning about Hudson River Park flora and fauna, including some of the 85 different species of birds. Peek into gardens to discover butterflies, dragonflies and other interesting insects. Get to know the native plants that thrive in unexpected places in and around the river’s edge.


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