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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 2, 2015

Aug 2

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug 2

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…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Ranger's Choice: Highbridge Park History

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Named after New York City's oldest bridge, Highbridge Park is home to an unusual geologic makeup and an early engineering marvel that greets visitors who stroll the pathways.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 2

Pier Kids

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sing, act, dance, and draw! Join us for a weekly family celebration of the arts. Engaging activities will vary each week and will be followed by art projects from Private Picassos.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Aug 2

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This program will teach you about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for co-existing and living together with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Yoga for Gardeners

at Shiloh Garden (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class is for people of all ages and abilities. Bring a yoga mat or large towel.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 2

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

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