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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 7, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug 8

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

Le Petit Art: Artist Trading Cards

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This summer, participants will create originals, small editions, and most importantly, self-produced works using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Aug 8

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Aug 8

Tales of Brier Rabbit

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
"Tales of Brier Rabbit" follows the adventures of notorious trickster Brier Rabbit, who is once again up to no good.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 8

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 8

Ranger's Choice: Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen through a lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 29th.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

Movies in the Parks: Big Hero 6

at St. James Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

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