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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 6, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Aug12

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug12

A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area’, home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos – and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House.
Category: History, Tours, My Summer House NYC

Aug12

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

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Kids
Aug12

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's CoveQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug12

World's Fair History Walking Tour

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear the stories behind the Unisphere, New York State Pavilion, Hall of Science, Queens Zoo Aviary, Underground Home, th second-oldest outdoor antiquity in NYC, and more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug12

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
On Sundays, the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park. Registration is required.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Aug12

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Anthony Morgan Gospel Ensemble (Gospel)

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These unique and highly sought after powerhouse voices bring their love of God, music, and gift of song that transcends and transforms the human spirit.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug12

Music in the Garden: Women's Raga Massive

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join Women’s Raga Massive for a series of improvised pieces, original works, and raga-inspired tributes to female heroes, embodying the collaborative and communal spirit of life.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Aug12

Performance: Hip to Hip Theatre - All’s Well That Ends Well

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
When the Count arrogantly refuses to marry beneath his class and flees from both king and bride to the nearest war, Shakespeare’s courageous heroine stops at nothing to bring him home.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Monday, August 13, 2018

Aug13

Introduction to Meditation

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class is designed to introduce brand new beginners to the practice of mediation. Please bring a mat or blanket to sit on.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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