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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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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug23

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Aug23

Taiwan: A World of Orchids at Queens Botanical Garden, Featuring 'The Moment'

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a display of stunning orchids, contemporary music, dance, and art in partnership with the Taiwanese American Arts Council.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals

Aug23

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

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

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug23

Pier 5 Family Field Day

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities include basketball, soccer, bocce, handball, volleyball, and much more!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug23

Family Art Project: Delicate Dragonfly Wings

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects then create delicate and shimmering dragonfly wings using transparent and brightly colored—even metallic—materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body. and spirit with a yoga practice.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug23

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug23

Moderate Nature Exploration Hike

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York CIty and…
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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