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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 February 1, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Aug22

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug22

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

Aug22

Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.Please bring your own yoga mat.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

American Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

Aug22

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Family Yoga

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun! Laughter and love fill each class and is sure to inspire the entire family.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug22

Safe Soil Gardening Best Practices

at Harlem Valley Garden, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
To help educate and support GreenThumb gardeners in growing food in the safest way, join us and the NYC Urban Soils Institute for an overview of best practices and resources.
Free!

Aug22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
NYC Parks and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, History, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug22

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
End your day with Hatha yoga led by Hollis in a beautiful sunset setting. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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