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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 September 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Free Yoga

at Target East Harlem Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for yoga in the garden. All levels of experience are welcome. Mats are provided for one-time use during class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 5

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join this dedicated corps of volunteers who keep Brooklyn Bridge Park beautiful.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 5

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep 5

Family Art Project: Mattiasdottir's Outdoor Painting

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Relish the last days of summer in our annual outdoor painting project.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at New Dorp Lane & Cedargrove Ave. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Sep 5

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Family Health & Fitness Day

at Flagpole Near Recreation Center (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center), Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of fitness demonstrations, races, contests, crafts, a puppet show, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 5

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Heather Forest will share the Congolese story "Red and Blue Coat" and Peninnah Schram will share the Jewish story "Wisdom for Sale".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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