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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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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sep 8

Stand Up Paddleboarding & Memorial Ceremony

at Tribute Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will arrive at park via paddle board in Jamaica bay and have a memorial ceremony in honor of those lost on Sept 11, 2001
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep 8

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep 8

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep 8

Birding Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of bird species and their behaviors on these captivating walks.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep 8

Wildflower Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Flora this time of year include starry woodland Asters, Eupatorium, Goldenrod, Snakeroot, Boneset, Burdock. Meet with the Nature Group of Van Cortlandt Park to find these…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Sep 8

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy free yoga on the waterfront! Kripalu Yoga integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation, taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella every weekend.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 8

Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep 8

Hatha Yoga at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, your breath and your mind/body/spirit.
Category: Fitness

Sep 8

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!
Category: Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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