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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 24, 2013

Aug24

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug24

West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A Walking Tour of Central Park's Western Edge.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug24

Intermediate Canoeing

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 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. On…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather 'round Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall and guest storytellers.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

History in Your Hands: Summer Games

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spend a summer afternoon under the shade of the trees learning Nine-Man Morris, a board game that dates back to colonial times.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug24

City Kids Go Native! Plant and Art Workshop

at 6th St & Ave B Comm. Garden (in ), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Look closely at the plantings in our lovely garden oasis. How many shades of green do you see? Create a close-up painting which may become part of a permanent installation.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Beach Volleyball

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Courts will be set up by the Turtle Fountain. All ages are welcome.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug24

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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