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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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Monday, August 20, 2018

Aug20

Open Garden Days: Alice's Garden at the H.H. Biddle House

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

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society invites you to visit Alice’s Garden, an arrangement of rare and unique architectural terra cotta ornaments.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug20

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

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

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug20

Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug20

Display of 85 Revolutionary War Flags and Their history

at Green-Wood Cemetery at 25th StreetBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of Revolutionary War flags, in conjunction with Battle Week - The 242nd Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Aug20

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Spanning sites such as Riverside Park and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug20

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

9:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug20

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug20

Herald Square Reading Room

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Stop by for a selection of free newspapers and magazines. Happy reading!
Category: Education
Free!

Aug20

Nature Programs

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us in the Rockaways for various Urban Park Rangers programs, fishing games, animal identification, button making, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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