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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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from October 4, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Aug25

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one's health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Fitness Hike (Moderate)

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Join Urban Park Rangers on a moderate hike through the park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an…
Category: Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug25

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This summer, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug25

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Afropunk Festival

at Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
The annual Afropunk Fest is back for another weekend of live music, vibrant art, and good vibes.This year's musical line-up includes New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia,…
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

History of Sports in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug25

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug25

Revolutionary New York: LaTourette Park

at Field of Dreams (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Learn the history behind LaTourette Park.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

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