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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 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Garden Stories with Hamilton Fish Library

at Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join us on the first Thursday of the month for stories for toddlers through five year olds.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerStage Kids: Ebony Hillbillies

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

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
As one of the last black string bands in the U.S., the Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style.
Category: Concerts, Art, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 6

Wildflower Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Summer in the Square: Kidville - Story Time Art Class

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Young children are free to smear, splatter and otherwise explore artistic possibilities in our sensory play bins and writing tables for fun that is too big to try at home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Sports Festival

at 114 Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an exciting day filled with Sports, Fitness, and Outdoor Adventures.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 6

Union Square Park: Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music students will provide the soundtrack for lunch in Union Square Park held every week at noon in the west side seating area. (Free:…
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

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