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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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Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug18

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Must See
Event
Aug18

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Exhibition: Tomorrow's World: The New York World’s Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs, Tomorrow’s World will include never before exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and…
Category: Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Bryant Park Early Bird Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Early Bird Game Social gives you a chance to start the day in the park, and warm up your mind with games that get you thinking.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug18

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug18

Chair Yoga

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Chair yoga is a low-impact, gentle form of yoga that can be practiced while sitting or standing using a chair for support. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug18

Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Summer Sports Experience: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to the Summer Sports Experience! In the program, Parks staff teach kids through intensive sports clinics. On site registration IS REQUIRED for Brooklyn clinics.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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