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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.

Viewing 161–170 out of 291 events
from July 24, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Education (x) category

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug 22

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug 23

Paint It Up: Still-Life Watercolor

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Participants will create a watercolor still life to take home.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug 23

Bryant Park Knits

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp.'s free beginner-level classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors
Free!

Aug 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This class will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core, and give you renewed energy!
Category: Accessible, Education, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug 24

Walking Meditation

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

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Aug 24

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Aug 24

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug 24

GreenThumb Workshop: Sharing Our Food Traditions Series: Crispy Rosemary Flatbread

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join La Plaza Cultural-Armando Perez community garden members as they demonstrate how to make rosemary flatbread on a grill, using herbs from your garden.
Category: Education, Food
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

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