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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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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug13

Summer Birding

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Observe the plants, insects, and habitats at Wave Hill that make it an appealing destination for such a wide variety of birds. Birders of all levels welcome!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife

Aug13

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the air and flutter home with you.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Aug13

Bicycling Basics - Adults

at Bradhurst Avenue at 152nd Street (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class is designed for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Aug13

Free Yoga

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join HY/HK Alliance for free yoga at Hudson Boulevard Park every Sunday! Bring a mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug13

Tai Chi Fort Greene

at On the lawn between the Visitor Center and Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Movement, meditation, and deep breathing for better health, strength, concentration, and self-awareness!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug13

Birding in Central Park

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Go birding with the Urban Park Rangers in Central Park. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a park ranger to borrow a pair.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Aug13

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!

Aug13

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 7.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Aug13

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park on a guided walking tour of this iconic park in the heart of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug13

27th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York

at Festival Site (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual festival features two exciting days of dragon boat races, live music, dancing, storytelling, arts and crafts, a food court, and more for the entire family.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

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