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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 7, 2014

Aug 7

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 7

Broadway in Bryant Park: Jersey Boys, Heathers, 50 Shades! The Musical, Cabaret

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Today's music will come from the musicals Jersey Boys & more.
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug 7

Bryant Park Putting Tournament: Qualifying Round

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participate in one of three weekly lunchtime tournaments this August (August 7, 14, 21) for the chance to earn a spot in the final championship round on Thursday, August 28. (Rain…
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz with The New School

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy your lunch in the park with live music performed by students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug 7

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
Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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!

Aug 7

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we read stories and do a movement piece about the life cycles of these colorful creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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!

Aug 7

Sherman Creek Gardening

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

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join our Sherman Creek Garden Crew for an evening of weeding and garden maintenance around the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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