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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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Friday, August 23, 2013

Aug23

Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Got a short story in you? Have you always wanted to write, but didn't know how to begin? Need a little inspiration? Join our Shot Story Writing Workshop at the Poe…
Category: Education
Free!

Aug23

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Blooming Naturalist

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learn how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Making Books Sing Presents My City Park

at Pelham Bay Library, Bronx

3:00 p.m.
The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing's new touring production My City Park.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Family Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect to the natural world, and to bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug23

New Music in Bryant Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Chamber Music America and Bryant Park Corporation present new work from Jazz and Classical Music Artists.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug23

CANCELLED: Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Hip Hop Dance Aerobics is a cardiovascular workout using urban upbeat Hip Hop music. The class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your…
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Hip Hop Dance Aerobics is a cardiovascular workout using urban upbeat Hip Hop music. The class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your…
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Sunset on the Hudson: Max Gallico & Friends

at Pier 45, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
Enjoy music by local artists as the sun sets on the Hudson.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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