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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 November 7, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Aug18

Hatha Yoga at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath control and meditation.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug18

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
Aug18

Family Art Project-Flutter with the Butterflies at Wave Hill

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Flutter with the Butterflies. See them and sketch them, flying and sipping at their favorite flowers, then make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the landscape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

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!

Aug18

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
Aug18

Back to the Beach

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Category: Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Local, national, and international tournaments organized by La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug18

Family Nature Hike (light)

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light (a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths), moderate (longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain), to vigorous (long…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Mastering any new skill requires practice and patience. Fishing programs help develop these skills while connecting you with nature. Our experienced Rangers teach the…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Aug18

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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