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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

Afropunk Festival

at Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
The annual Afropunk Fest is back for another weekend of live music, vibrant art, and good vibes.This year's musical line-up includes New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia,…
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

History of Sports in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug25

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug25

Revolutionary New York: LaTourette Park

at Field of Dreams (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Learn the history behind LaTourette Park.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

History in Your Hands: Summer Games

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spend a summer afternoon under the shade of the trees learning Nine-Man Morris, a board game that dates back to colonial times.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2013

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Harlem Meer Performance Festival, now in its 20th year, presents a summer full of latin, jazz, gospel, blues and world music performed by talented artists both new and old.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug25

Festival of Fools: A Game Without a Name

at First Park, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
A Festival of Fools theatre company, in partnership with the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival, is pleased to announce the premiere of an original, full-length verse play:…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug25

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Belvedere's Kingdom

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour of Belvedere Castle and the surrounding area.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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