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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 December 4, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Nature Center Adventures

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

9th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks, and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels at the ninth annual Memorial Jazz Concert.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Seining

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the remarkable creatures of the East River as our scientists use a seining net to humanely catch and release these unique critters.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 5

Seasonal Garden Tours and Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour then check out our activity table!
Category: Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Discovery Walk for Families: Conservatory Gardens

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 5

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 5

Hands-On-History: Green Thumb

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore farming firsthand by planting your own crop in King Manor’s backyard. Families with children are welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 5

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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