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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 17, 2019 to May 4, 2021

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

I Want to Be a Vet

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Does your child dream of being a veterinarian? Send them to Alley Pond Environmental Center to learn the basics of animal care.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Vet Tech 201

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
From testing heart rates and examining animal x-rays or bones, to using stethoscopes and viewing slides, all our Vet Tech 201 students will learn the invaluable techniques for in-depth animal examination.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Battle Week 2019: Battle of Brooklyn Monuments Tour

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a guided tour to view some of Prospect Park's Revolutionary War monuments.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug18

Fort Totten Fair Adventure Quest

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This challenge leads teams through the park on a part scavenger hunt, part walking tour that combines easy physical challenges, photo clues, and searches while testing your park knowledge.
Category: Nature, Games, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug18

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Additional Rules for…
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Summer Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open hearth kitchens.
Category: History, Tours

Aug18

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!
Category: Art, History, Tours

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