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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 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse in New York's past.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Forest Crew

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 2

Time After Time Capsule Public Art Event

at Hammarskjold Plaza (in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The participatory art project by Sebastian Masuda "Time After Time Capsule" is on view in New York City at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. Please bring your happy,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Cido The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Bronx Arts Ensemble: Concerts

at Rockwood Drive Circle (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx Arts Ensemble is a professional performance ensemble with a year-round schedule of chamber music and orchestral concerts, as well as special programs for families and schools.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 2

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 2

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Famoro Diobate & Kakande

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Master griot Famoro Diobate and his band Kakande bring West African musical traditions, with a twist, to the Harlem Meer!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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