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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 3, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerrittsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, August 11th.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug22

It's My Park at Gouverneur Playground

at Gouverneur Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season come join The Claremont Healthy Village to make Gouverneur Playground beautiful. Join us for a fun-filled day cleaning the playground & meeting your neighbors.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug22

Kayaking

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

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

Aug22

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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.
Ron Sopyla will share "The Snow Queen" by H.C. Andersen and Rita Auerbach will share the Norwegian story "The Three Ants".
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

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!

Aug22

Culinary Education

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join GreenThumb and Just Food for a cooking demonstration in the Clayton Williams Community Garden. Learn how to make the most of the summer’s bounty of fresh produce. Join one…
Category: Education
Free!

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