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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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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Aug 3

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

Aug 3

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of Freshkills Park coinciding with the Arsenal Gallery's exhibit Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Community Medicinal Plant Workshop at The New York Botanical Garden

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What plants do you grow and use for medicine and healing? Chat with fellow gardeners and share your remedies.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 3

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Ocean Ave (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Weekend Volunteer Corps are a wonderful opportunity for groups to get their hands dirty with projects throughout the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 3

Jerome Slope Volunteer Project

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYRP as we clean up Jerome Slope, just steps away from NYRP's Target Bronx Community Garden in the Highbridge neighborhood.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
A tour of the smallest woodland area in Central Park
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Olive Street Community Garden Compost Project

at St. Nicholas-Olive St. Garden (in ), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come help us build a compost area in our garden while learning and enjoying yourself at our workshop and picnic. The workshop is conducted by Master Commposter Tanya Bley.
Free!

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