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Whether it's green markets or food truck rallies, these events are bound to get your mouth watering. Invite your friends to eat out and about Parks and most importantly don't forget to bring your appetite.

Food Events

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May 27

Performance and Potluck: Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone with Supper from Flux Iron Chefs

at Windmill Community Garden , Queens

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory will host two performances from artists in the exhibition and potluck afternoons at the Windmill Community Garden.
Free!

Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun 1

RecYouth Teen Digital Media Spring Showcase

at Recreation Center 54 , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the amazing mixed media created this Spring by young people in and around NYC Parks' media labs! Food and beverages will be provided.
Free!

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Discovery Community Gardens First Annual Kick Off Event

at Discovery Community Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Discovery Community Gardens invites you to our First Annual Kickoff Event, featuring games, arts, garden crafts, and music for all to enjoy.
Free!

Jun 2

The Rebirth of Artsy Bloom

at Artsy Bloom Community Garden , Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and join us as we clean and beautify the Artsy Bloom community garden. Lunch will be served!
Free!

Jun 2

Historic Richmond Town's 10th Annual Uncorked: Wine, Food & Fun Fest

at Historic Richmond Town , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Stroll through our historic town on a beautiful spring day and sample dishes from the area's top chefs.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Jun 3

16th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Activities include a Tree of Peace planting, international cuisine, Native American storytelling, a Pow Wow, crafts, and visits from Captain Planet.
Free!

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Jun 3

Two Performances: Andrea Haenggi & Richard Garet

at Windmill Community Garden , Queens

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux will host two performances and potluck afternoons at the Windmill Community Garden.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Jun 6

Astoria Park Carnival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!
Free!

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Kids

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jun 7

Astoria Park Carnival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!
Free!

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Kids

Friday, June 8, 2018

Jun 8

Astoria Park Carnival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Jun 9

Astoria Park Carnival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Taste of the Valley Food Festival

at The Conference House (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sample all the best restaurants in Richmond Valley at Conference House Park, taste it all for one price while enjoying live music, entertainment, and rides for the kids.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Jun 10

Astoria Park Carnival

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us from June 6 through June 10 to enjoy rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. We can't wait to see you there!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 10

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Poppy Seeds

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Discover creative ways to use poppy seeds and sample tasty dishes prepared by a chef from Great Performances.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jun 14

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

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Kids

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun 16

5th Annual Family Fitness Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
CEnjoy some fun and healthy activities for the entire family! There will be free cooking demos, fitness demos, sports & games for the kids, arts & crafts, face…
Free!

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Kids

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun 21

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Jun 28

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Jun 30

Bronx Food and Farm Walking Tours: Belmont Community Gardens

at West Farms Square and East Tremont Avenue , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we visit a diverse group of farmers and entrepreneurs in the Belmont neighborhood.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Jul 5

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Jul 12

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jul 14

Open Garden Day NYC

at GreenThumb Compound , Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the community gardening movement and tour dozens of community gardens across NYC!
Free!

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Jul 14

Ay sí, Alcoholado

at Diamante Garden (in ) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using plants and flowers directly from Borikén (Puerto Rico), we will make alcoholado, a medicinal rubbing alcohol.
Free!

Jul 14

Vegetable Gardening (and Eating!) with Kids

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Battery Urban Farm’s Educators will give participants insight on how we plant seeds, tend crops, harvest and cook with budding gardeners.
Free!

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Kids

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Jul 18

Sharing our Farm Traditions: Agroecology

at Far Rock Farm , Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Manager of Urban Agriculture at The Campaign Against Hunger Victor (Sumaq) Flores and the lead farmer of Far Rock Farm for a farm tour and demonstration of agroecological methods.
Free!

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Jul 19

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Jul 26

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul 28

Bronx Food and Farm Walking Tour: South Bronx

at Cypress Avenue 6 Train Station , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This farm walking tour features the bounty of fresh food grown in the Bronx and available at local farmers markets.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Aug 9

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sep 8

Festival Minokan: A Song and Drum Celebration

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fanmi Asoto for a festival of Haitian singing and drumming. Lakou Souvenance ceremony honoring the spirits of Dahomey with music, dancing and food.

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