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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 February 27, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Aug30

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: Education, Nature, Tours

Aug30

Making Magic with Ethan 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.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

2015 Annual Summer Street Theater Tour: Teach It Right, or Right to Teach

at 34th Avenue and 78th Street (in Travers Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Theater for the New City's award-winning "Teach It Right, or, Right to Teach" is a rip-roaring musical which tackles the challenges and struggles facing public education in NYC.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug30

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Aug30

Time after Time Capsule Public Art Event

at Hammarskjold Plaza (in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please bring your happy, colorful items and add your objects to the time capsule.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Making Magic with Ethan 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.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Music in the Park: Motor City Revue

at Great Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

Category: Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug30

Movies in the Parks: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket to the park and enjoy this Marvel story about a team of misfit space heroes.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug30

Bike New York: Bike Path Cruise Ride

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.
Bike New York's Bike Path Cruise Rides give novice adult cyclists more opportunities to sharpen their skills.
Category: Education, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Aug31

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

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