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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 25, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

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!

Aug25

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Aug25

Food Scrap Compost Workday at Bainbridge Avenue Garden

at Bainbridge Avenue Garden, Bronx

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Ever wonder how we turn food scraps into compost? Join us at one of our compost workdays to learn the hands-on skills involved in transforming food scraps into compost.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Aug25

Basketball Clinics

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages eight to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug25

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug25

Public Art Opening of inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of "inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd", which presents four site-specific installations in four Historic Harlem parks.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Aug25

Kayaking

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

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug25

2016 Wheelchair Sports Federation Softball Clinics

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The sport is very similar to traditional softball, but played by athletes using wheelchairs, with some differences in the rules.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug25

Bryant Park Yoga

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug25

Yoga in Hudson Park

at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join our yogi for fun and challenging yoga classes outdoors near the fountains.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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