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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 11, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug 7

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we read stories and do a movement piece about the life cycles of these colorful creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Sherman Creek Gardening

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join our Sherman Creek Garden Crew for an evening of weeding and garden maintenance around the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Summer in the Square: Salsa with Baila Socitey

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience Peridance’s amazing performances or participate in an exhilarating dance class each Thursday during Summer in the Square.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 7

Kayaking

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

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 7

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 7

Hudson River Park's RiverRocks featuring Temples

at Pier 84, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
RiverRocks is among New York City’s quintessential free outdoor summer concert series and features established and breaking artists.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 7

Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot some hoops while making new friends. Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Sports

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