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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 August 18, 2019 to May 4, 2021

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug18

Fort Totten Fair Adventure Quest

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This challenge leads teams through the park on a part scavenger hunt, part walking tour that combines easy physical challenges, photo clues, and searches while testing your park knowledge.
Category: Nature, Games, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug18

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Additional Rules for…
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Discovery Walks for Families: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

'Over The Hill' Hilltop Hike: Tallapoosa Point

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Please note: Registration has ended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug18

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
First-come, first-serve. For ages 8 years old and up. Line may close prior to scheduled program end time due to demand.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug18

Volunteer Workday at I.S. 318 Project Roots

at I.S. 318 Project RootsBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a volunteer workday at I.S. 318 Project Roots, a newly-renovated school and community garden, to prepare for planting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug18

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug18

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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