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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 28, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 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!

Sep16

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

Heart Smart: A 6-Session Heart Health Education Series!

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The 6-session course includes cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Participants receive tote bags, recipes, exercise bands, and other wellness tools...
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep16

Bryant Park Mixed Doubles Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for the park's inaugural season of monthly mixed doubles ping pong tournaments, and prove that table tennis truly appeals to all.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep16

Summer on the Hudson: Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga with instructor Hollis Lewis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep16

Sunset Pilates

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Invigorate your muscles during a Pilates class with Body in Balance studio.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep17

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Sep17

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free classes for all ages and experience levels, provided by the CK Tai Chi Chuan Center.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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