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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 23, 2014

Aug23

Jimmy Miranda Memorial Bayside Snapper Derby

at Bayside Marina

10:00 a.m.
The Bayside Anglers Group and the Bayside Marina present a free fishing competition for kids!
Category: Kids, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug23

Forest Fairytales

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

10:30 a.m.
Sit back and listen to nature, and hear an enchanted tale about the surrounding forest.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug23

Basic Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 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!

Aug23

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the river.
Category: Nature, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Aug23

Historic Walk Tour - Historic Pathway II: Valentine-Varian House to the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join BCHS Educator Angel Hernandez on this 2-mile walk along a major historical corridor of The Bronx. This tour begins at the Valentine-Varian House, located at 3266 Bainbridge…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

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