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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 July 7, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

at Meadow Lake North (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This much anticipated multicultural event features two exciting days of dragon boat racing, wonderful performances, and an ethnic food court.
Category: Festivals
Free!

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Aug 8

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.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!

Aug 8

Highbridge River Walk

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join expert naturalist Mike Feller for an exploration of the flora and fauna along the Highbridge Park sections of the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail.
Category: Education, Nature, High Bridge
Free!

Aug 8

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 8

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 8

Bryant Park Moves

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This modern dance class, now in its fifth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limón Dance Company. Experience the joy of movement and dance.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Free Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for yoga in the garden. All levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Free Yoga

at Garden of Hope, Brooklyn 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!

Aug 8

Free Yoga

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx 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.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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