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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 20, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Aug23

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Spanning sites such as Riverside Park and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug23

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.
Category: Education, History

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug23

Prospect Park Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug23

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug23

Iyan ati Egusi: An Exploration of Wild and Indigenous Food

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
We will go beyond our traditional garden greens of collard and kale to explore some wild and indigenous greens from West Africa and beyond through storytelling, cooking, and planting.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug23

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by the park and join a Thursday evening yoga class in this flagship series presented by Kevita. Gaiam provides a colorful selection of mats for the first 1,200 participants.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Aug23

Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Drawing During the Golden Hour

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Artists of all levels are invited to experience the “golden hour” light and draw different areas of the Garden in a group setting.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Seniors

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