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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 July 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Aug 6

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Aug 6

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

Aug 6

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
Aug 6

Central Park Conservancy Harlem Meer Performance Festival - Jazz

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
FREE The 24th annual Harlem Meer Performance Festival brings the best local talent in music and dance to Central Park! Enjoy jazz, Latin, world, and gospel music while admiring…
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

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
Aug 6

Family Day

at Green Patch on Walton, Bronx

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Green Patch on Walton for their first-ever Family Day! Come enjoy food, games (twister, limbo, balloon animals,), and more fun activities for the whole family.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Phineas The Clown 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.
Phineas the Clown currently holds the world record for juggling clubs while bouncing on a pogo stick. Come see his show to see what he'll juggle next!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Hip to Hip Theatre Company

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Hip to Hip’s 11th season features madcap capers and epic battles, mistaken identity, unexpected marriages, and a vibrant cast of unforgettable characters, including the iconic Falstaff.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 6

Zumba with Dodge YMCA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 a.m.
Dodge YMCA fitness instructor Alma Bonilla’s Zumba classes are so much fun you’ll forget that you’re burning calories! Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. before each class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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