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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 13, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug21

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

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!

Aug21

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. Recreation center membership is required. Visit…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug21

Stories in the Garden: Animal Antics

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

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!

Aug21

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!

Aug21

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!

Aug21

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

Aug21

Art in the Park: Life Drawing

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come draw a model from life: a great way to enjoy the age old practice of drawing the human body from observation and taking in a summer evening!
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Aug21

Syfy Movies With A View: The Birds

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
The evening begins with DJ Kiva and the short film Woodhouse by Fred Rowson.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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