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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 4, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

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!

Aug 2

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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Aug 2

Fruit Tree Pests and Diseases (Part 2 of 2)

at La Plaza Cultural (in )Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Do your fruit trees have spots, leaf curl, or other tricky issues preventing your garden from an abundant fruit harvest? Learn about common pests and diseases that affect fruit trees…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 2

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

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Aug 2

Barefoot Dancing

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Barefoot Dancing brings authentic forms of ethnic dance and music to the public. While demonstrating and teaching the art forms, the artists explain the historical and cultural roots of each style of dance.
Category: Education, Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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