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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 8, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Seasonal Garden Tour: Dye Plants

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Tours will visit the Herb Garden and QBG Farm, and feature plants we use to create botanical dyes.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

Le Carrousel Magique

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Voila! The world’s best magicians perform fun-filled tricks for kids of all ages!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Hapa-Zone Garden by Dyed in Queens

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the art of hapa-zome, imprinting natural dyes of plants into fabric with a hammer.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature

Aug 5

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Calpulli Mexican Dance Company (Mexican Folk Dance)

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Queens-based Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s returns to the Harlem Meer Performance Festival for a free performance featuring traditional Mexican music and dance.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park - Coco

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Coco is a Disney Pixar animated film that tells the story of 12 year-old Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported to the land of the dead.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Aug 6

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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