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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 January 26, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Aug31

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, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug31

Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Ed Center Open Hours

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug31

Basketball Clinic with BALSA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Skate Clinic

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This three-day, cumulative skateboarding program provides a strong skill foundation (safety, creative fun, teamwork) for beginners and intermediates.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children younger than 18 years old must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug31

Open Track Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug31

Fish, Brew and BBQ

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

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for an evening of fishing, live music, brew, and BBQ right in Brooklyn’s backyard!
Category: Concerts, Food

Must See
Event
Aug31

Garden Grooves

at Miraflores Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy live music in the garden featuring Marion Cowings!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug31

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
People of all ages and skill levels can perfect their downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

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