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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

Recycle-To-Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gather 'round Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall and guest storytellers.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Columbia Summer Winds Ensemble Concert

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Columbia Summer Winds is an outdoor wind ensemble that has performed fun, exciting, and free summer concerts in New York City public parks since 2002.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 3

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
Aug 3

Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
A tour through Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

WLIB 6th Annual Gospel Explosion Featuring: Karen Clark Sheard / Donald Lawrence / Erica Campbell / Kierra “Kiki” Sheard / Deitrik Haddon / James Fortune & F.I.Y.A. / Ricky Dillard

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Producer, composer and recording artist, Donald Lawrence is one of the most influential figures in modern Gospel music.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 3

Teen Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Teens can sharpen their volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Historic New York: Gravesend Cemetery

at Gravesend Cemetery, Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history. Park history programs tell the story of…
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Family Camping

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect to the natural world, and to bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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