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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 July 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Bike New York: Learn to Ride Kids

at Bradhurst Avenue at 152nd Street (in Jackie Robinson Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Garden Conservation Day

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come get your hands dirty while helping us beautify our grounds!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 27

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Aug 27

The Great Escape

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to the Park for a boat race and living history program to honor the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (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!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

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!

Aug 27

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 27

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 27

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Peninnah Schram will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Snow Queen" and Judith Heineman will share the H.C. Andersen story "Seven Brothers".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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