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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 May 17, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 19, 2013

Aug19

Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Land Art Generator Initiative: Freshkills Park is an exhibition of the top 25 designs, selected from around the globe, for a public art piece that has the ability to harness energy.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug19

"Adventures in Time" Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A week long summer camp adventure to the 18th century at Van Cortlandt House
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Breukelen Farmers Summer Camp

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Young farmers and gardeners have a unique opportunity to explore past and present farming practices on the historic Wyckoff Farm. Grow. Plant. Make. Play. Dig In!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical,hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug19

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!

Aug19

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
Aug19

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Ohmies

at Morningside Park near Basketball Courts (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

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!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Ebony Hillbillies

at Slattery Playground, Bronx 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
Aug19

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.
Little Red's Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

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Aug19

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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