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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 August 8, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Aug 8

Stretching, Toning, and Relaxation at the Poe Visitor Center

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 8

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
Aug 8

Dancing Under The Sun

at Baisley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come join us for an afternoon of dance instruction, performances, refreshments and dancing.
Category: Dance
Free!

Aug 8

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

Aug 8

Kids in Motion: Free Soccer Clinic

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free soccer clinic for kids meets every Wednesday and Thursday with instructors Lou and Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Music, storytelling & theater for young audiences.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Javaka Steptoe

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Javaka Steptoe: Story teller/author/illustrator presents an interactive reading of Jimi Sounds Like A Rainbow, a story of the young Jimi Hendrix.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Illstyle & Peace Productions

at Queensbridge Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Illstyle & Peace Productions is a multicultural dance company that creates works rooted in Hip-Hop blended with an eclectic mix of performance disciplines.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

SummerStage Kids Presents: Zany Umbrella Circus

at Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Circus arts performed in this show include and are not limited to juggling, slack rope walking, prop manipulation, unicycle, and many more.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Mad. Sq. Kids Summer Concert Series

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.
Mad. Sq. Kids Concerts is a series of outdoor concerts especially for children and their families.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids

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