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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 October 5, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Ranger's Choice: Fortress Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
The remains of a primitive fort from the War of 1812 can still be found in historic Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Dog Days of Summer Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Hike with your canine companion before the heat of the day. Learn the trails on this moderate hike through the woods and make new friends. …
Category: Fitness, Dogs
Free!

Aug 3

Pier Kids: Shine & The Moonbeams

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Soulful R&B children’s music will have kids singing and grooving from the school yard to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Fresh Creek Birding by Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This spring, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Fitness

Aug 3

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug 3

Family Performance Festival: Tales from the Garden

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Go on a journey through the gardens and trees of Central Park with renowned storyteller Diane Edgecomb as she brings tales to life.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Staten Island Beach Fest: Brothers Entertainment Dance-Off

at Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join and dance with Brothers Entertainment, the one and only local Staten Island DJ Company as they play this summer's hottest hits on the Midland Beach Concert Lawn.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 3

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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