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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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Saturday, August 20, 2016

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

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Club Fit: Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy free, outdoor yoga classes! Yoga is a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
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

Club Fit: Yoga

at Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy free, outdoor yoga classes! Yoga is a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
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

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Brooklyn Chess Festival

at Dr Ronald McNair Park (in Dr. Ronald McNair Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn to play chess, sharpen your game, meet and play a chess master, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Games
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (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

It's My Park at Saratoga Ballfields

at Corner of Dean Street and Thomas Boyland Street (in Saratoga Ballfields), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with What About The Children, Inc. at Saratoga Ballfields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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