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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 15, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

CANCELLED: Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug24

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at 34th Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets (in Travers Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug24

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

A Taste of Ireland

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy the music, food & culture of Ireland to give you an experience similar to walking through a World's Fair pavilion. You'll also be…
Category: History, Food

Aug24

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Aug24

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

History Play Date: Veggie Prints

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Not only are the vegetables growing in your garden delicious, they can also be used to make art! Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse and garden to make prints out of veggies once grown in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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