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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 December 10, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Aug20

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!

Aug20

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 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! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling all children to come out and play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope and more.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Tree Care Tuesdays

at South 3rd Street and Rodney Street (in Rodney Park South), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute Crew (HII) and volunteers from Brooklyn Day Habilitation Center in caring for our local green gems--street trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug20

Brooklyn Public Library's Kidsmobile

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library brings its colorful Kidsmobile to Pier 6! Families can enjoy reading in this children's library on wheels and special programs…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug20

Festival De Las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see the Colombian floral artisans who are coming to New York for the Festival de las Flores as they assemble their unique creations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Kids in Motion: Basketball Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free basketball clinic for kids, meets every Tuesday and Saturday with instructors Lou & Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Ohmies

at Van Cortlandt Park - SW Corner (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Ohmies: Super Silly Sassy Frassy So Much Fun Together Concert is a highly interACTIVE story in which the audience sings, stretches, laughs and dances along to original music.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Ebony Hillbillies

at Underwood Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
One of the last black string bands in the U.S., The Ebony Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style of All American Music.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

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