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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 November 11, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Aug10

Nature Adventure for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season! During this hands-on program kids will have a chnace to learn about fireflies in…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Hip-Hop Theater: King Kong

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
King Kong is an original music/dance/comedy spectacle that radically subverts everything you thought you knew about the one of the most famous love stories in movie history.
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug10

Summer Movie Series: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Watch a movie in the great outdoors! We're showing family-friendly films through August.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Shakespeare in the Park Presents "Love's Labour's Lost"

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.
A new musical adaption of Shakespeare's screwball comedy.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug11

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
Aug11

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

Aug11

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug11

Birding Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their ecology and behavior on these captivating walks among the gardens and woodlands of…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!
Category: Nature, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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