Events

Explore your City

August 2019

Saturday, August 24

Community Rowing

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Through Community Rowing, Hunts Point residents of all ages can explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. 

Sunday, August 25

Free Visits to the Queens Botanical Garden

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Visit the Queens Botanical Garden's sprawling landscape and a wide array of plants for free.

Discovery Walks for Families: Conservatory Garden

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join the Central Park Conservancy on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden.

Tuesday, August 27

Observing the Night Sky

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Join the Amateur Astronomers Association for observing sessions at several locations in and around New York City.

Wednesday, August 28

Free Admission at the Bronx Zoo

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
General admission is free all day on Wednesdays at the Bronx Zoo! Come see thousands of animals at one of the largest zoos in the world.

Free Admission at New York Botanical Garden

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Explore the New York Botanical Garden's enchanting plants for free on Wednesdays and Saturday mornings.

Free Visits to the Queens Botanical Garden

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Visit the Queens Botanical Garden's sprawling landscape and a wide array of plants for free.

New York Aquarium Pay-As-You-Wish Wednesdays

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Visit the New York Aquarium to view over 250 species of aquatic wildlife, see penguin and sea otter feedings, and watch an interactive sea lion show.

Family Yoga

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Come together in a lighthearted environment for family yoga fun!

Friday, August 30

Free days at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 52 acres of natural beauty for free Friday mornings.