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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 31, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Bryant Park Kubb

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Putting Green

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 9

Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the…
Category: Art, Seniors

Aug 9

Through the Lens Part 2

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Join local award winning nature photographer Jarred Sutton as teaches how he photographed all his subjects in "After Hurricane Sandy: A Look at Conserving Our Seashores…
Category: Nature, Art, Talks
Free!

Aug 9

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 9

Urban Farm Open House

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This open house event for the Urban Farm will include a free informal tour and a chance to chat with our Urban Farm experts. The Urban Farm grows a variety of fruits and…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids' Concert

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Concerts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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