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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 3, 2013

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Presents La Casita

at Hearst Plaza (in Lincoln Center Plaza), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.
Lincoln Center's Out of Doors performance series brings music and dance out into the streets.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 3

Plover Appreciation Day

at Rockaway Beach & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover one of New York City's endangered species -- the Piping Plover! There will be games, crafts, and giveaways!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Family Day

at Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, giveaways and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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!

Aug 3

History of Sports in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

CANCELLED: Be a Citizen Scientist at Freshkills Park

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Calling all nature lovers! Freshkills Park needs help to do a wildlife count at one of our wetland sites. Want to use your love of nature to help the park thrive? Join us…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Lefferts Historic House - 2nd Floor Tours

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

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Aug 3

CPF Learning Garden Workshop: Aerobic and Anaerobic Composting

at Umoja Garden (Garden Beautiful), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Liberty Learning Garden, Queens, Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Tired of taking out the smelly trash? Got food scraps? Let's compost! Two kinds of microorganisms consume and decompose organic matter: those that need air (aerobic) and those that do not (anaerobic).
Category: Education, Seniors

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