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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 2,997 events
from August 18, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Aug18

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!

Aug18

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!

Aug18

Jamie Visits the Harbor: The Watercolors of Michael Mendel

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out "The Watercolors of Michael Mendel", inspired by the artist's and son's visit to the New York Harbor together in 1972.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Aug18

NYRR Open Run: Shore Road Park

at Lawn Near 79th Street Entrance (in Shore Park and Parkway)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel

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.
Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition “Au Naturel” explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug18

Charles Addams Family and Friends Exhibit

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Charles Addams is most widely known for the creation of The Addams Family, characters that formed the basis of the TV show which first appeared in 1964.
Category: Art, My Summer House NYC

Aug18

Summer Fun at Rockaway Beach

at Beach 98th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at Beach 98th Street for free lawn games, kids activities, a book share program, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

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!

Aug18

Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy the feeling of a street fair next to the beach!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals

Aug18

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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