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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 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug17

Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug17

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Blue Heron Park comes alive at…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug18

Early Morning Yoga

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:30 a.m.
Join Dodge YMCA for a yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to stretch, strengthen and condition.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Morning Tai Chi

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
These summer classes will be an introduction to the foundational elements of Yang family Taijiquan
Category: Education, Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Couch to 2 Mile Group Run

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Whether you're a beginner or training for long distance races, this free, weekly program taught by a qualified instructor will boost your endurance and get you in shape.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Must See
Event
Aug18

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Exhibition: Tomorrow's World: The New York World’s Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs, Tomorrow’s World will include never before exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and…
Category: Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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