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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 August 18, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Family Day

at Wayanda Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member I.Daneek Miller for an afternoon of games, face paitning, crafts, health screenings, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

District 28 Family Day

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council District 28 for an afternoon of inflatables, games, music, popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Back to School

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Donovan Richards for an afternoon of games, inflatables, music, crafts, popcorn, cotton candy, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come fly a kite at this festival for all ages! Celebrate simple fun with live music and free kite-making for children (kites while supplies last).
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ana Carmela Ramirez at Mi Gente Music Festival

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx

12:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for Mi Gente! 2nd Annual Latinx Music Festival celebrating Transnational Communities in the Music, Arts and Culture. Their resiliency has helped people beyond borders and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Art, Festivals
Free!

Aug19

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours

Aug19

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 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: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Seining

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet as seining programs use nets to catch fish. Participation is first-come, first-served. Program is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Discovery Walks for Families: PARKitecture

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design. Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Learn to Ride - Kids

at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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