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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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from December 11, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 17, 2013


Family Art Project-Flutter with the Butterflies at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Flutter with the Butterflies. See them and sketch them, flying and sipping at their favorite flowers, then make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the landscape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

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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

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Back to the Beach

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

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Seniors

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North Woods

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours


Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC 2013

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Kite-making for children and live musical entertainment aid your celebration of simple fun throughout the day.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors

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Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Discover the fascinating history of the gardens, buildings and the people who once called Wave Hill their home, with historian and Wave Hill Garden Guide Deirdre LaPorte.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront


High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art


Shape Up NYC: Zumba

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Zumba class each week at West Harlem Piers.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

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