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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 51–60 out of 1,489 events
from August 18, 2019 to May 4, 2021

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Aug20

History Camp

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn about Colonial life in New York City, the history and importance of the American Revolution, and many of the important roles that helped in the formation of our country.
Category: History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug20

It's My Park at James Weldon Johnson Playground

at James Weldon Johnson PlaygroundManhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Chenchita's Community Garden to spruce up James Weldon Johnson Playground, create handmade items, and meet your neighbors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Summer Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open hearth kitchens.
Category: History, Tours

Aug20

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

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.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
Aug20

Kids Story Time

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy meowsic, stories, and crafts, too, with Cali Co Cat and Le Carrousel Pals.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

CityParks Foundation PuppetMobile: Bessie's Big Shot

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come root Bessie on in this variety show as she attempts the impossible and searches for her special talents.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Textile Arts: Characters and Things

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create your own drawn and cut out characters using textile materials such as yarns, felts, and fabrics. (Adults)
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Workshops
Free!

Aug20

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

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 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
Aug20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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