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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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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug17

Canine Ice Cream Social

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
ARF-ARF will be hosting an event with frozen treats for dogs and a fashion show showcasing adoptabe dogs. Games for off leash dogs, music, and pet friendly businesses and organizations…
Category: Dogs
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

A Game Without a Name

at First Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A Festival of Fools theatre company, in partnership with the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival, is pleased to announce the premiere of an original, full-length verse play:…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug17

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Watch demonstrations of crafts from the 1800s, like spinning, tinsmithing and broommaking. Enjoy traditional music performed on hammered dulcimer and fiddle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Pedal Stops

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Bike New York & Bike and Roll partner to provide a Pedal Stop in Riverside Park providing rider-assistance-and-information stations open to all cyclists free of charge.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness
Free!

Aug17

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Pop-Up Audubon: Macy’s Fishing Clinics

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
“Pop-Up Audubon” is a new interactive activity through the Audubon Center that allows you to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning adventures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
An informative tour of Seneca Village.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug17

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug17

Scavenger Hunt

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug17

Bryant Park Flaubert Frog & Friends

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Leap on over for ribbeting stories, fun & games. Led by the ever-so-stylish and frogtastic Flaubert himself.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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