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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 17, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Free Yoga

at Target East Harlem Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us in the garden for a free yoga class!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug19

Fort Tryon Kids: Create Your Gardenscape with Artist Jenae Schwartz

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join local Artist Jenae Schwartz to carefully examine the flowers and butterflies of the Heather Garden. Then create your ideal gardenscape artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Discovery Walk for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug19

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

It's My Park at Sandy Memorial Garden

at Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park to help clean and beautify the Sandy Memorial Garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to tend to the gardens at Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Farm & Garden Work Days: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, composting, etc.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug19

Family Art Project: Be a Bee

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join in a bee parade and do a bee dance in a cardboard hive.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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