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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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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Summer in the Square: Evening Performance

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Union Square Partnership to enjoy a rotating selection of performances and dance classes led by the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, or musical performances by Third Street Music School.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 4

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 4

2016 Wheelchair Sports Federation Softball Clinics

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The sport is very similar to traditional softball, but played by athletes using wheelchairs, with some differences in the rules.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 4

Yoga in Hudson Park

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join our yogi for fun and challenging yoga classes outdoors near the fountains.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace..
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 4

First Thursday Gallery Walk Featuring Rush Arts

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Check out "Rush Will Take You To Funkytown!", the vibrant new murals by Rush Arts Kids & Teens.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 4

Bryant Park Yoga

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 4

Movies With a View: American Graffiti

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug 4

Summer Sounds: British Dependency

at Hunter's Point South Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Hailing from the British Isle of Anguilla, British Dependency brings Root, Heart and Soul to Raggae music by fusing various genres with their three piece ensemble, drum, guitar and…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 4

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

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