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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 October 4, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug20

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this multi-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts, and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug20

Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it become.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug20

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Palisades in Plaster

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Artist Jenae Schwartz in making rock sculptures inspired by the magnificent formations of the Palisades.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerritsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a vigorous hike through the sandy paths of Marine Park then launch a canoe from Gerrittsen Beach. Prior canoe experience preferred, ages 8 years and older only.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Hiking
Free!

Aug20

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for a general cleanup and horticulture work at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Aug20

Volunteer Garden Cleanup Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to grow veggies in the Children’s Garden.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden painting made without brushes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Go Healthy in the Park

at 211th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bronx REACH Champs Parks and Open Spaces Coalition introduces free exercise and meditation classes at Shoelace Park.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

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