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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 15, 2015

Aug15

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Aug15

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Aug15

Summer Sports Experience

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Women in Comics

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug15

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug15

Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All aged children are welcome with a parent or…
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Mount Loretto State Forest: Caring for Young Forests

at Hylan Boulevard and Kenny Road, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help NYC Parks care for the young forest at Mount Loretto State Forest! Volunteers will also be trained in tree guard installation, weeding, and mulching techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug15

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

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