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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 5, 2017

Aug 5

It's My Park at Cypress Hills Playground

at Park House (in Cypress Hills Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Gardens 4 East New York to paint and beautify at Cypress Hills Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 5

Family Art Project: Water is Life

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With visiting Caddo Native American storyteller Joe Cross, hear time-honored stories about the importance of water. Make a simple pinch or coil, air-dry clay pot inspired by patterns of authentic Caddo pots.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Kayaking

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle on a sit-on-top kayak in the East River. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 5

Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to on site, ongoing care of the park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Free Yoga

at Garden of Hope, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Estuary Paddle

at Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Aug 5

Free Yoga

at Jane Bailey Memorial Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug 5

Discovery Walks for Families: Time Travelers

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Journey through time – from the Ice Age, through Colonial times, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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