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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 November 8, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Aug26

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan 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
Aug26

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's Cove, Queens

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!

Monday, August 27, 2018

Aug27

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!

Aug27

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

West African Dance

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for this fun dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa.
Category: Dance, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Aug28

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug28

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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