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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 17, 2013

Aug17

Back to the Beach

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

North Woods

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Discover the fascinating history of the gardens, buildings and the people who once called Wave Hill their home, with historian and Wave Hill Garden Guide Deirdre LaPorte.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Wildlife of Central Park

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug17

Nature of Art: Adult Art Summer Series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the addictive new meditative art known as "Zentangles".
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Seniors

Aug17

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

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. On an…
Category: Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC 2013

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Kite-making for children and live musical entertainment aid your celebration of simple fun throughout the day.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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