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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.

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from February 5, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

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
Aug20

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

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

Aug20

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - African Cuban Caribbean Jazz

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Expect to hear African-Caribbean jazz music featuring rhythms from around the world.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

The Great Miguelino 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.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Handheld Games of the Past

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
put down the remote or controller and join Prospect Park Alliance to learn classic handheld games from the past like graces, hoops, quoits, horseshoes, and 9-pin bowling.
Category: Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Living with Deer

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hear about deer and their behaviors, learn five tips to coexist with these animals, play a Deer Survival Game, and hike to find signs of deer in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Performance: Volker Goetze Secret Island

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Alice Austen House Museum for an audio-visual picnic concert inspired by stories of the “forgotten borough” Staten Island.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Art, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

The Great Miguelino at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

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

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Summer Waterfront Celebration at Pier 42

at Pier 42, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring friends and family to enjoy the breeze on the waterfront!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

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Aug20

Gospel Fest

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Assemblyember Vivian E. Cook and NYC Parks for an evening of Gospel performances!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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