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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 23, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 6

Performance: Alice in Black and White

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Theatre group Looking for Lilith will perform excerpts from their production featuring the story of Alice Austen and Gertrude Tate.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Bike New York: Learn to Ride Adults

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Aug 6

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Kindred Arts bring you Sweet Spot Festival, a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 6

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 6

Dance at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates offers a residency and performance program that brings New York-based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates’ unique waterfront environment.
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

What the Health Should I Eat? - Botanical Cocktail Making

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Make delicious summer cocktails that are also good for your health!
Category: Food

Aug 6

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Pebble Beach (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help bring peace and harmony to our shoreline. Aeilushi Mistry will perform the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park. And, enjoy a dance performance by a guest artist.
Category: Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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Aug 6

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Connect to the natural world and bond with our family at our free overnight camping adventure in New York City's largest park.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug 6

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Wolfes Pond Park (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

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