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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 31–40 out of 1,537 events
from August 18, 2019 to May 4, 2021

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

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
Aug18

Nature's Workshop: Natural Dyes and Plant Oil Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You will learn how to identify the fruits, seeds, and leaves of local plants to use in dyes. Learn how to extract dyes from a variety of plants to create natural colors.
Category: Nature, Art, Workshops
Free!

Aug18

The New York City Naturalist Club: The Ramble

at East 72nd Street and Fifth AvenueManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they guide you to just a few of the many birds, reptiles, and mammals that call New York City home.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug18

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing from Socrates’ beach at Hallets Cove.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Dogs, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

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

Aug18

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

Aug18

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

Aug18

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
Aug18

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Despers USA Steel Orchestra

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Despers is the first band to win ten New York Steel Band panorama titles, and the only in history to win six consecutive titles.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug18

The Great Miguelino

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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