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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 16, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug16

Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Breathe, move, and stretch with us Wednesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug16

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, Waterfront

Aug16

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug16

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Aug16

Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Theatre Fun in the Sun! Diversion debajo del Sol! - Mini Camp

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
FREE Interactive theatre workshops for the whole family!
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug16

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Team up with other caring volunteers to combat pollution along our coastlines while cleaning up the park's beaches and salt marshes.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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