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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 6, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 5, 2013

Aug 5

Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park is an exhibition of the top 25 designs, selected from around the globe, for a public art piece that has the ability to harness energy.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 5

Breukelen Farmers Summer Camp

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Young farmers and gardeners have a unique opportunity to explore past and present farming practices on the historic Wyckoff Farm. Grow. Plant. Make. Play. Dig In!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical,hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

RIPA/Nike Softball & Baseball Camp

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
RIPA and Nike will team up for an outstanding free two-day program in which participants will be led through softball and baseball-focused exercises and drills.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 5

SummerStage Kids Presents: Zany Umbrella Circus

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Circus arts performed in this show include and are not limited to juggling, slack rope walking, prop manipulation, unicycle, and many more.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

SummerStage Kids: Parallel Exit Physical Theater

at Slattery Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Juggling, music, hat tricks, and a rubber chicken await you in Parallel Exit’s family fun summertime show.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

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

10:30 a.m.
Little Red's Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

Aug 5

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

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