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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 9, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 16, 2013

Aug16

Yoga Together at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility and relax body and mind in this one-hour class.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Outdoor Fitness

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug16

Festival De Las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see the Colombian floral artisans who are coming to New York for the Festival de las Flores as they assemble their unique creations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Griots in Concert

at Grand Concourse between East Kingsbridge Road and East 192nd Street. (in Poe Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
“Griots In Concert” continues this tradition by employing an inspirational & motivating performance of stories, music & song from Africa, the Caribbean & America.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Uptown Dance Academy

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Uptown Dance Company is comprised of students from Uptown Dance Academy that have been accepted into professional jobs and schools such as LaGuardia High School, the Lion King etc.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

at Ciccarone Park, Bronx

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!

Must See
Event
Aug16

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Aug16

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

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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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