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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Upper River Run

at 219th St and Bronx Blvd by the Playground (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo. Please note, advanced registration required.
Category: Nature, Sports, Volunteer, Waterfront

Aug 9

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden, without brushes.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Art Workshop: Botanical Illustration and Observation

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe and document the intricate details and forms of plants and flowers found in the gardens, with artist and naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks

Aug 9

Volunteer Gardening at Stuyvesant Square

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet fellow New Yorkers while chatting and beautifying our neighborhood park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 9

B'rook'lyn Chess Festival

at Dr Ronald McNair Park (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Play the Master, learn chess and more at this awesome chess event!
Category: Games
Free!

Aug 9

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness

Aug 9

Staten Island Beach Fest: Outdoor Fitness Tips and Routines

at Midland Beach Promenade Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Logan Shaw of L-Shaw Fitness as he provides free tips and workout routines on the Midland Beach Promenade Lawn.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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