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Free kayaking! The Downtown Boathouse on Hudson River Pier 26 has opened for the season. It will be open on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. Hours: Weekends and holidays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, click here.
The historic lightship Lilac, the only steam-powered lighthouse tender in the United States, is open Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays with two exhibits: "Great Shipwrecks of New York's 'Great' Lakes" and "The Hidden Hulks of New York Harbor." To see the ship's website for hours and special notices, click here. Place: Pier 25 in Hudson River Park. Free, but donations are gratefully accepted. For more information, click here.
May 29: In In conjunction with Fleet Week
military flyovers will take place on May 29.
At 11 a.m., four F-18 aircraft will conduct a flyover over the Hudson River. The aircraft will fly northbound at altitudes between 1,800 to 3,500 feet. At approximately 3:50 p.m., U.S. Navy Leap Frogs will conduct a parachute jump into Citi Field in Queens, prior to the NY Mets Game. May 29 is the last day for ship tours.
Ship tours will be held on Pier 88, Pier 92 (USCG cutter only) (Manhattan) (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.); Brooklyn Cruise Terminal (Brooklyn in the Red Hook Community) (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.); and Homeport Pier (Staten Island) (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Notice to guests, electronic smoking devices are prohibited. Additionally, all guest over the age of 18 will be required to show a valid photo I.D. Free.
For more information about Fleet Week and Fleet Week events, click here.
Weather Information: For the latest weather information, go to www.weather.gov/nyc.
AlliedBarton, a private security firm, patrols Battery Park City. To reach AlliedBarton, call (212) 945-SAFE (7233). The Battery Park City Command Center is located at the Verdesian at 211 North End Ave. In case of emergencies, call 911.
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