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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 20, 2016

Aug20

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring your kite, make a kite, or buy a kite and have free fun with us on Pier I. This festival for all ages celebrates simple, low-tech fun with live music all day and kite-making kits.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (West)

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug20

Summer Streets

at Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Art, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Aug20

Yoga on the Beach

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School at this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

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!

Aug20

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.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx, Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug20

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

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