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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 17, 2013

Aug17

Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
An informative tour of Seneca Village.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug17

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
Aug17

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

Aug17

Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Event
Aug17

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
Aug17

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
Aug17

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
Aug17

Beach Volleyball

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Courts will be set up by the Turtle Fountain. All ages are welcome.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug17

Jazz at the Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us on the front lawn of the mansion for our annual Jazz concert presented in partnership with Marjorie Elliot and Parlor Entertainment.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug17

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

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