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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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from July 25, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug17

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Seining the River Wild

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a 20-foot seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters. RSVP is required for this…
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Aug17

Shape Up NYC: intenSati

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Combining spoken affirmations with simple choreography, intenSati provides a heart-pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical, mental, and spiritual muscle.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Arty Hours

at The Lawn (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Go on a kid-friendly scavenger hunt for High Line Art, then create your own masterpiece inspired by the High Line.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Conservancy Volunteer Opportunities

at Terrace Promenade North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Chip in for park improvement projects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug17

Bryant Park Moves with Limon Dance

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the joy of movement and dance with Limon Dance Company.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug17

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Get out on the water for kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

NYRP Club Fit Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn, Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location, Target East Harlem Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYRP's free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

New York City’s Threatened and Endangered Shore Birds

at Beach 50th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Aerobics Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come have fun, get fit and healthy with our aerobics instructors
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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