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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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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug16

Water Olympics

at Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of water-themed activities, led by our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Water Olympics

at Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of water-themed activities with our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

2016 Summer Sports Experience Jamboree

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Jamboree will highlight our most popular sports covered throughout the Summer Sports Experience program, including baseball, basketball, football, and more!
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Aug16

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Adults Le Petit Zen Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Adults will create miniature works of art to display at home or give as a gift for a loved on
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Kids Week

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Forest Stewards - Volunteers Needed

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Activities may include cutting back vegetation, watering plants, spreading wood chips, and more. Community service credit is available.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug16

Recycle to Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

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