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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

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug24

Family Art Project: T's of Summer

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Volunteer at the Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Soundview Park as they perform routine maintenance on the Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug24

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug24

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug24

Nature Hike (moderate)

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug24

Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these free classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi in a unique outdoor sculpture park.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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