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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 28, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

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!

Aug28

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug28

Bike Practice Session

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We provide a safe, controlled learning area and the watchful eyes of Bike New York’s trained coaches, who will offer tips on how to effectively stop, start and steer a bike.
Category: Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug28

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug28

Trail of the Month: End of Summer Trail Cleanup

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Show the trails of the central Greenbelt some love as we prepare for the fall hiking season.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug28

Bike New York: Bicycling Basics

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This three-hour, on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug28

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug28

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Take a moment to connect with your inner self while practicing peace and mindfulness.
Category: Fitness

Aug28

Shape Up NYC: Intensati

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
IntenSati combines affirmations with interval training, martial arts, dance, and yoga.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug28

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Ira McIntosh

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Ira McIntosh will take you on a magical, musical journey through the wonderful wet world of water.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

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