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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 23, 2014

Aug23

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

Aug23

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug23

Cara A Cara: A Cuban Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Don't miss this two-week long exhibition of Cuban art Manny Vega is a Bronx-born painter, illustrator, muralist, mosaicist and costme designer. He is associated with the…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug23

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Free waterfront yoga classes designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Chair Exercise

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness. Recreation Center membership is required.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Aug23

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug23

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance! Open to all levels.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug23

Club Fit: Free Outdoor Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location, Target East Harlem Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Every Saturday in June through September, join us at one of four NYRP garden locations.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

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