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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 16, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Sep 1

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep 1

Run for the Trail: B'Ramble

at Parade Ground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Sign up for this first of three events to raise funds and celebrate a century since the cross country running trail was set. The fun-loving coaches and local runners from both the Van…
Category: Fitness, Sports

Sep 1

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

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

Sep 1

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep 1

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!
Category: Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun at Wave Hill

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
FISHY FUN--Focus on friends with fins and turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish to take home with you.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Alley Pond Adventure Course Free Public Sundays

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

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving and team-building right in your own backyard. For the mnth…
Free!

Sep 1

Alley Pond Adventure Course Staycation

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

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Bring your sneakers and have a STAYCATION with us. It’s fun and free. The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust,…
Category: Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first hand.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 1

Free Tai Chi in the 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 classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one's health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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