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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 75 events
from August 5, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug15

Summer Streets

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson: FlyNYC Kite Flying Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come and fly a kite at this fun festival for all ages! Kite-making kits will be provided for children.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson & Shape Up NYC present Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International music, and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night!

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more on the outdoor plaza at Sunset Park Recreation Center. Featuring lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug16

Family Performance Festival: Nature Songs and Stories

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover more about the Park and the finely tuned way in which mother nature works with George Steele as you sing along with him, then head out on an exploratory adventure in the Park!…
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Quimbombo

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Quimbombo for a groove-oriented performance rooted in Cuban son!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aug17

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aug18

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Aug19

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Play games such as giant tic-tac-toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug20

Sports Festival

at De Witt Clinton Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an exciting variety of sports including learn-to-play clinics, fitness activities, and large group games.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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