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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 24, 2013

Aug24

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
Aug24

Kids in Motion: Basketball Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free basketball clinic for kids, meets every Tuesday and Saturday with instructors Lou & Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Family Field Day

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for Family Field Day as we bring a range of fun games, sports and activities for children ages 4 to 10. Our experienced staff are dedicated to ensuring that the most fun…
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Family Art Project: Landscape Movie Scrolls at Wave Hill

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Landscape Movie Scrolls. Experience and sketch some of the delights of Wave Hill's natural landscape. Then, extend the landscape of your choice onto a paper movie scroll.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug24

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
Aug24

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!

Aug24

Festival De Las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see the Colombian floral artisans who are coming to New York for the Festival de las Flores as they assemble their unique creations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug24

The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and learn how Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's vision came to fruition.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug24

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Zumba class each week at West Harlem Piers.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug24

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy free yoga on the waterfront! Kripalu Yoga integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation, taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella every weekend.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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