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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 August 29, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug30

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug30

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours
Free!

Aug30

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug30

Medicinal Plants Hike

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On this Nature Exploration Hike we will discover plants which have been used in traditional medicine and the amazing properties they possess.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug30

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug30

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Food
Free!

Aug30

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug30

NYRR Henry Isola Cross Country (4M)

at Tortoise and Hare Statue (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Kick off the cross-country season in Van Cortlandt Park with this popular race that's been on our calendar for decades.
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness

Must See
Event
Aug30

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

Aug30

Family Performance Festival: Hook, Line, and Sinker (Arm of the Sea Theater)

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
With whimsical ingenuity, Hook, Line, and Sinker celebrates the timeless art of fishing while offering a connection between the water and the life below.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

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