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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 22, 2015

Aug22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug22

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug22

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Hands-On History: Hoops, Sticks & Whirligigs

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Play the old-fashioned way with historic games at the King Manor Museum.
Category: History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids - Clifford the Big Red Dog

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This week at Bryant Park's kids hour: Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Tie Dye / Face Painting Festival

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free tie-dye and face painting activity. Bring your own new and clean items to tie-dye.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Canning in the Garden

at New Vision Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn all about canning the fresh veggies you grow with Natasha Hescott.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug22

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Aug22

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Neal Dow Avenue and Maine Avenue

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

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