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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 July 30, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug24

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

SummerStage Presents: Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Kenny Barron / Cindy Blackman Santana / Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith / Brianna Thomas

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SummerStage presents the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Kenny Barron / Cindy Blackman Santana / Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith / Brianna Thomas
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug24

Sunset Family Festival

at Sand Lane and Capadanno Blvd. (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Sunset Family Festival is a series of beach and boardwalk events including fireworks, family entertainment, snacks, and vendors.
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Rashaad Newsome’s King of Arms Art Ball II

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Rashaad Newsome collects a judges panel of legends from the art, music, fashion, literary, activism and vogue world to deliberate over who will be the next Art Ball Legends.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, History, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Category: Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug25

Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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