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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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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

NBA Nation

at Union Square Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot hoops, score giveaways, meet NBA players, and watch the best amateur dunkers compete in the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown. NBA Nation will include a variety of contests and clinics…
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Meditation Class

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

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join us and learn some basic hatha yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. Focus will be on…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Bryant Park Knitting

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug 5

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. Recreation center membership is required. Visit…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 5

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety;…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug 5

Rock Your Seat

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. Recreation Center membership is required to participate.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug 5

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Aug 5

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free reading series, nutrition education, singalongs, fun activities, special guests and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Adaptive Weight Training

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn how to train certain muscle groups for competitive sports and recreational use. This program is for Recreation Center members with a disability.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Aug 5

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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