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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 8, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug17

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Get out on the water for kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Festival De Las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see the Colombian floral artisans who are coming to New York for the Festival de las Flores as they assemble their unique creations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids

Must See
Event
Aug17

Back to the Beach

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

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Discover the fascinating history of the gardens, buildings and the people who once called Wave Hill their home, with historian and Wave Hill Garden Guide Deirdre LaPorte.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Wildlife of Central Park

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Zumba class each week at West Harlem Piers.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy free yoga on the waterfront! Kripalu Yoga integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation, taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella every weekend.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug17

Nature of Art: Adult Art Summer Series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the addictive new meditative art known as "Zentangles".
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Seniors

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