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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.

Viewing 11–20 out of 108 events
from August 20, 2017 to November 19, 2017
in Food (x) category

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

Garden Kitchen Competition: Youth Tech Workshop

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Kids learn video production through filming a healthy cooking show competition in this two-day workshop!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Best for Kids, Theater, Food, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Aug24

The Buzz about Bees

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A local beekeeper and educator from Beezy Bees Honey visits to show a demo hive and beekeeping equipment, teach about pollinators, and offer advice about how to attract pollinators.
Category: Education, Nature, Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

Garden Kitchen Lab: Youth Tech Workshop

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids use cameras and learn about nutrition and agriculture, and eat yummy Brooklyn-grown snacks in this two-day workshop!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Food, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Hudson Yards Farmers Market

at No. 7 Train Station Entrance (in Hudson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Buy fresh produce and prepared foods every Thursday at the Hudson Yards Farmers Market in front of the #7 train station on 34th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Markets, Food

Aug24

Garden Kitchen Competition: Youth Tech Workshop

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Students will learn about healthy living through researching simple and easy recipes. We will learn the basics of media production and how to use a dSLR camera for video production.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Food, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Salsa Concert at Pier 42

at Pier 42, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
You’re invited to an evening of salsa on Pier 42 featuring Los Hacheros, free empanadas, piraguas, beverages, raffles, and more!
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 25, 2017

Aug25

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug25

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare: The Tempest

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Tempest. Produced by the Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Aug26

Hattie Carthan Community Saturday Farmers Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers Market is opening for its ninth season of healthy food, activities, education and food justice programming.
Category: Markets, Food

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