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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 21–30 out of 1,364 events
from August 25, 2019 to May 4, 2021

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Free Family Dance Class with Queensboro Dance Festival

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family to the park for free, outdoor community dance lessons!
Category: Dance, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Hattie Carthan Sunday Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban FarmBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Shop for fresh, locally-grown produce, stone fruits, vegetables, herbs, Hattie Carthan cage-free eggs, and more.
Category: Markets, Food

Aug25

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug25

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Lost Soul Found

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Lost Soul Found is a nine-piece band that plays the music of Tower of Power, Edgar Winter's White Trash, Brian Auger's Oblivion Express, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and other R&B artists of the '60s and '70s.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug25

Making Magic with Ethan

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug25

Free Concerts Under the Trees in High Rock Park with Viva Voce Musical Ensemble – A Four Concert Series

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Under the Trees in High Rock Park with Viva Voce Musical Ensemble – A Four Concert Series: August 4: Viva Voce Brass (with world premieres by Howard Fox, Michael…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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