NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

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.

Viewing 1,491–1,500 out of 17,780 events
from October 10, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 17, 2013

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

Seining the River Wild

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a 20-foot seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters. RSVP is required for this…
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Aug17

Arty Hours

at The Lawn (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Go on a kid-friendly scavenger hunt for High Line Art, then create your own masterpiece inspired by the High Line.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

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
Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Conservancy Volunteer Opportunities

at Terrace Promenade North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Chip in for park improvement projects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
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

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

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Pages: < Prev11471481491501511521531778Next >

Related Information

  • Get information on upcoming events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Email Newsletters.
  • Know about an event that’s not on the calendar? Send us a tip!
  • Planning an event and considering hosting it in a park? Make sure to read our Planning an Event page.

Was this information helpful?