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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 16, 2014

Aug16

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at 147th Street and Bradhurst Avenue (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug16

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Aug16

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug16

Jazz in the Garden

at Clayton Williams Memorial Garden, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Harlem Week! At this Harlem celebration, families can take in a live band performance. Come visit our "Oasis In Harlem" as we listen to great live music and enjoy a…
Category: Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

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
Aug16

History Play Date: Seed Savers Design

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Where do plants come from? Seeds, of course! Stop by the Dyckman Farmhouse and garden anytime between 3 and 5 pm to learn how seeds have been been, saved, traded, and sold for hundreds…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Eating America

at Historic Richmond Town, 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

Aug16

Dance at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

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

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Staten Island Beach Fest: Play Mobiles on the Beach

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bring the family to the Midland Beach Promenade Lawn as NYC Parks brings out the play mobiles! There will be face painting, a bean bag toss, nok hockey and hula hoops.
Category: Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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