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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 23, 2014

Aug23

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
Aug23

Eating America

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.
Explore how food was picked, prepared, preserved, and presented in this tour focused on kitchens and food.
Category: Food

Aug23

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:30 p.m.
Enjoy dance in the park with Dance at Socrates!
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug23

Champu the Magician

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

4:00 p.m.
Champu is the talk of the town! His energetic and interactive style is sure to engage guests in a magical and hilarious experience.
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Family Camping in Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug23

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug23

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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Aug23

NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Frozen

at Bellevue South Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
See our city one movie at a time. Throughout July and August, NYC Parks is showing free movies in its parks and recreation centers!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Early Morning Bird Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning bird walk. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

Aug24

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

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