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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 20, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Bryant Park Presents: IN/TER\SECT

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A two-day festival of world-class jazz and classical music, featuring new works from incredible composers.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Storytime with the Walt Whitman Library

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your blanket to the lawns by the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument and listen to librarians from the Walt Whitman branch of the Brooklyn Public Library read aloud to your favorite books!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vibe to sounds spun by a collection of North America’s renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

The Magic of Omar Olusion at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages entertained!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Music in the Garden: Samba New York!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jam with Samba New York! as they perform and dance to joyful music inspired by the famous samba schools of the Rio Carnaval in Brazil.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates returns for its fifth season, bringing dancemakers and their companies to a main stage set on the East River waterfront.
Category: Dance, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 5

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 5

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Decorate your own palm leaf lamp and release it in the East River as part of the traditional Aarti ceremony for peace and harmony.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Family Camping: Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Juy 26.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 5

Family Camping: Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

at Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 26
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event

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