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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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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Aug31

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: History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug31

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug31

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather 'round Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall and guest storytellers.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

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
Aug31

Beach Volleyball

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Courts will be set up by the Turtle Fountain. All ages are welcome.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug31

North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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Aug31

Dance at Socrates: A New Program with Norte Maar

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Throughout August, Socrates Sculpture Park partners with Norte Maar in a new summer series bringing New York based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug31

Salsa Party with Las Fasinantes

at 9 C Garden, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.
Come dance and enjoy the beautiful weekend at the 9C Community Garden & Park. This is a community event, so bring your friends and wear your dancing shoes.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug31

Family Camping

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family. Participants are chosen by…
Category: Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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