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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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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Aug 8

Painting Nature with the Art Student's League

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Aug 8

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
Aug 8

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug 8

Basketball Clinic with BALSA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with Strictly Tango

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Spend Tuesday evenings in July and August experiencing the Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music, stories, classes and…
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a series of exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive and continue fat burning after you’ve completed your workout.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

Yoga in the Park

at Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your yoga mat and come tone your muscles while finding your inner peace.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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