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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

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Aug20

"Adventures in Time" Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A week long summer camp adventure to the 18th century at Van Cortlandt House
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Breukelen Farmers Summer Camp

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Young farmers and gardeners have a unique opportunity to explore past and present farming practices on the historic Wyckoff Farm. Grow. Plant. Make. Play. Dig In!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug20

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
Aug20

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!

Aug20

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

Aug20

Tree Care Tuesdays

at South 3rd Street and Rodney Street (in Rodney Park South), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute Crew (HII) and volunteers from Brooklyn Day Habilitation Center in caring for our local green gems--street trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug20

Kids in Motion: Basketball Clinic

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free basketball clinic for kids, meets every Tuesday and Saturday with instructors Lou & Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Brooklyn Public Library's Kidsmobile

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library brings its colorful Kidsmobile to Pier 6! Families can enjoy reading in this children's library on wheels and special programs…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

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
Aug20

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

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