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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 19, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Aug25

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

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.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug25

History in Your Hands: Summer Games

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spend a summer afternoon under the shade of the trees learning Nine-Man Morris, a board game that dates back to colonial times.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Harlem Meer Performance Festival 2013

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Harlem Meer Performance Festival, now in its 20th year, presents a summer full of latin, jazz, gospel, blues and world music performed by talented artists both new and old.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug25

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Festival of Fools: A Game Without a Name

at First Park, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 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!

Aug25

Belvedere's Kingdom

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour of Belvedere Castle and the surrounding area.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug25

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Lee Konitz Quartet/ Sheila Jordan / Christian Scott / Aaron Diehl Quartet

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Alto Saxophonist Lee Konitz has enjoyed one of the most creative andprolific careers in modern jazz.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Monday, August 26, 2013

Aug26

Tai Chi Mornings

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
These summer classes will be an introduction to the foundational elements of Yang family Taijiquan
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug26

NYC Eco-House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a look through the walls of the EcoHouse and learn how your house really works.
Category: Education, Art, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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