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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 13, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Aug14

Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical,hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park is an exhibition of the top 25 designs, selected from around the globe, for a public art piece that has the ability to harness energy.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug14

Poe Park Visitor Center Community Visioning Project

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Help the Poe Park Visitor Center gather people's knowledge, skills, ideas, and dreams for what they'd like to learn, do, and explore at The Poe Park Visitor Center and…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug14

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 and under) welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

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

Aug14

Kids Yoga

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for kids yoga amidst the sun and trees in the park.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Kids in Motion: Free Soccer Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free soccer clinic for kids meets every Wednesday and Thursday with instructors Lou and Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling all children to come out and play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope and more.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

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!

Best For
Kids

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