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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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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug30

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug30

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

Staten Island Beach Fest: Squeaky Clean Cowboy Concert

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Guitarist and singer, Glenn Manion, will be playing soft Rock & Roll at the Midland Beach Concert Lawn. Come get your Saturday evening jump started over a dinner picnic by the…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug30

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug30

Rock Your Seat

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug30

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park, Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Enjoy short canoe trips, for beginners and families, along the Bronx River.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug30

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Free!

Aug30

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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