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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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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug14

Stories in the Garden: Bears and Berries

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Bryant Park Mah Jongg Clinic

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn the American version of this social, strategy game hailing from China twice a month with free clinics in the park. Afternoon Classes, 3pm – 4:30pm: May 22, June…
Category: Games
Free!

Aug14

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug14

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug14

City Chicken Institute: Brooklyn

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. We offer free workshops suitable for all levels of experience.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Aug14

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug14

Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot some hoops while making new friends. Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug14

Syfy Movies With a View: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Hip hop, samurai culture, and Italian gangsters come together in this oddly quiet action movie by independent spirit Jim Jarmusch.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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