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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 26, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug21

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!

Aug21

Stories in the Garden: Animal Antics

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Kids
Free!

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Kids
Aug21

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!

Aug21

Kayaking

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

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug21

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!

Aug21

Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot some hoops while making new friends. Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug21

Syfy Movies With a View: Public Vote!

at Harbor View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece of horror, mystery, and slow-burning suspense.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug21

Syfy Movies With A View: The Birds

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
The evening begins with DJ Kiva and the short film Woodhouse by Fred Rowson.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug21

Central Park Circuit

at East Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug21

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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