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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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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug 20

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 the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Tie-Dye / Face Painting Festival

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a free tie-dye and face painting activity. Bring your own new and clean items to tie-dye.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 20

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Aug 20

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness

Aug 20

Ice Cream Social

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Mix, mingle, and indulge this afternoon, featuring entertainment by Jazzy Randolph Dancers and others.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

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Aug 20

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 165th Street and Anderson Avenue

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 20

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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