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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 June 24, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug16

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug16

Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug16

Community Day

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of music, games, inflatables, face painting, and much more!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Family Yoga

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Age and developmentally appropriate yoga poses, animated breathing exercises, and soothing relaxation techniques awaken the inner-child of all age participants.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug16

Water's Edge Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of our Horticulture Department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug16

Design Tour: Elevated Design

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Get an insider's look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood.
Category: Tours
Free!

Aug16

Toys from Twigs

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A hands-on workshop for teachers, parents, and care-givers of elementary school children. Learn how to safely build an array of toys that can be made from twigs the kids have gathered.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

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