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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 21, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Aug21

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden painting made without brushes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body, and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug21

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug21

Learn to Ride: Adults

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug21

Waterfront Walks: Guided Park Tours

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our docents on a tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park's sustainable design, and how the park came to life!
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug21

Living with White-tailed Deer

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come learn more about local white-tailed deer with the Urban Park Rangers!
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug21

Nature Hike (Moderate)

at Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug21

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug21

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Classic sessions include instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30 minutes of guided meditation.
Category: Fitness

Aug21

Water Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of water slides, bounce house, popcorn, cotton candy, and snow cones.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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