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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 8, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Aug18

A Clearing in the Forest: Jungle Jam Storytime

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Experience Central Park as a jungle amidst the concrete through Robin Bady's stories of tropical and urban adventure.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Butterfly Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Naturalist Paul Keim leads this family-friendly nature walk to search for colorful and delicate butterflies in the garden.
Category: Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
Aug18

Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug18

Wave Hill Studio Sundays: Botanical Illustration & Observation

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Engage in a creative dialogue with your surroundings guided by professional artists working in various media.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Seniors

Aug18

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

Aug18

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

Aug18

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
Aug18

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!

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