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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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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

NYC Parks Manhattan Bocce Tournament 2015

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Calling all Bocce enthusiasts! Join NYC Parks for our annual citywide faceoff.
Category: Games, Sports, Bocce Tournament
Free!

Sep12

5th Annual Honey Festival

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn about and taste honey from NYC and beyond with kids' activities, bee-keeping demos, a marketplace of bee-related products, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Markets
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

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.
Rachel Zucker and friends will lead a Celebration of Diane Wolkstein.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep12

Movement Invention Lab With Gallim Dance

at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This family-friendly class will lead you through exercises that stimulate your creative mind while improving mobility, flexibility, and stamina.
Category: Dance
Free!

Sep12

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep12

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep12

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This clinic teaches a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) and takes the participants to the next level: contest preparation.
Category: Education, Festivals, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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