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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 9, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug17

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance with Limon Dance Company.
Category: Dance
Free!

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

NYRP Club Fit Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location, Target East Harlem Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYRP's free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

New York City’s Threatened and Endangered Shore Birds

at Beach 50th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.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, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Aerobics Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come have fun, get fit and healthy with our aerobics instructors
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Tai Chi Chuan at Wave Hill (Beginners)

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, Outdoor Fitness

Aug17

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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

Family Art Project-Flutter with the Butterflies at Wave Hill

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Flutter with the Butterflies. See them and sketch them, flying and sipping at their favorite flowers, then make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the landscape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Kids in Motion: Basketball Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free basketball clinic for kids, meets every Tuesday and Saturday with instructors Lou & Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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