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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 9, 2014

Aug 9

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Lee Daniels' "The Butler"

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 9

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse by Candlelight

at Fort Washington Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark by lantern light.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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Aug 9

Perseid Meteor Shower

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your…
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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Event

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug10

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug10

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug10

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

Aug10

2014 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

at Meadow Lake North (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This much anticipated world-class, multi-cultural event features two exciting days of Dragon Boat Racing, wonderful performances, and an ethnic food court.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

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Event
Aug10

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug10

Bike and Hike the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

at 105th Street Stop on the L Train, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge! At the Refuge, the American Littoral Society will provide a free guided tour, lasting about an hour.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Alley Pond Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving, and team-building right in your own backyard at beautiful Alley Pond Park. Our Adventure Course…
Free!

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