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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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Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

The Bronx Meets Vienna: A Street Photography Study Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Street Photography documentary performed in the Bronx, New York City and Vienna, Austria, gives insight into the daily lives of both cities.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 1

Van Cortlandt Park Invasive Removal – NAVigator Qualifying Project

at Van Cortlandt Park East and East 238th Street (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Van Cortlandt Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 1

Sit Aerobics

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Aug 1

New Roots Community Workday

at New Roots Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Bronx Green-Up and New Roots Community Garden as they partner with the International Rescue Committee to continue building this urban farm.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 1

SummerStage Kids Presents: Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wildlife Theater is the outreach program for the WCS and the Central Park Zoo.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

SummerStage Kids Presents: Puppetmobile

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation is excited to announce the return of its popular PuppetMobile production, Little Red’s Hood.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

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
Aug 1

Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess and backgammon, are available for a small few. Endorsed by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

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