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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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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Aug 9

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 9

Slimemania

at Lawrence Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for some slime-making fun, and other activities with our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 9

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 9

Jennifer Pharr Davis Book Talk and Hike

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Authors, Appalachian Trail hikers, and parents Jennifer Pharr Davis and Brew Davis offer up hiking tips, interactive activities, and games, and lead a short hike.
Category: Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Family Yoga

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 9

Weekly Wednesday Night Trail Hike/Run at High Rock Park

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Get motivated and moving on this weekly trail hike and run led by Greenbelt volunteers and the SI Athletic Club.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Aug 9

Patty Cake Theatre Presents Alice in Wonderland

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Yoga Nidra

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This meditation practice is like a deep sleep that will help you release muscular, emotional, and mental stress while staying in complete awareness, perfect for unwinding after a long day.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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