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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

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Aug25

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Lee Konitz Quartet/ Sheila Jordan / Christian Scott / Aaron Diehl Quartet

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alto Saxophonist Lee Konitz has enjoyed one of the most creative andprolific careers in modern jazz.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Monday, August 26, 2013

Aug26

Tai Chi Mornings

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
These summer classes will be an introduction to the foundational elements of Yang family Taijiquan
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug26

NYC Eco-House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a look through the walls of the EcoHouse and learn how your house really works.
Category: Education, Art, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug26

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!

Aug26

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!

Aug26

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens 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
Aug26

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

Aug26

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!

Aug26

Bryant Park Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel was specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids

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