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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 30, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sep11

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Sep11

Summer on the Hudson: Skate Clinic

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Skateboarding instruction for beginners and intermediates ages 5-13 years of age focusing on creating a strong skateboarding skill foundation to build upon.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep11

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board.
Category: Education, Games, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep11

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep11

Summer Jams on the Bronx River

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
All About the DJ's: Come enjoy Classic Breaks, Soul, Salsa, and more hosted by Grand Master Caz and the Invincible Sound by Superman.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Sep11

City Chicken Institute: Brooklyn

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Visit our live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. We offer free workshops suitable for all levels of experience.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Sep11

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep11

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep12

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Sep12

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids

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