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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 10, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 30, 2013

Aug30

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Blooming Naturalist

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learn how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Making Books Sing Presents My City Park

at Baychester Library, Bronx

3:00 p.m.
The New York Public Library will present Making Books Sing's new touring production My City Park.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Family Camping

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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 lottery.…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

New Music in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Chamber Music America and Bryant Park Corporation present new work from Jazz and Classical Music Artists.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug30

Summer Movie Series: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

at Kaiser Park Entrance, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Watch a movie in the great outdoors! We're showing family-friendly films through August.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Rockaway Civic Association Presents Despicable Me

at Beach 121 Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Enjoy a screening of Despicable Me on the beach.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Aug31

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug31

Yoga on the Beach

at Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Helen Kilgallen and her instuctors from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner Hatha Yoga class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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