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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 31–40 out of 81 events
from August 1, 2015 to December 12, 2015
in Festivals (x) category

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

Friday, August 21, 2015

Aug21

Arts, Culture, and Fun: Dance Away the Night Series - Salsa

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
DJ Cocotaso spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more! This event features lessons and performances by Piel Canela Dance School. Don't miss it!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Karaoke on the Boardwalk

at In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (in ), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Brought to you by Deno's Wonder Wheel. Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends! Then watch the fireworks illuminate the sky!
Category: Festivals
Free!

Aug21

Coney Island Fireworks

at West 10th Street (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy free fireworks every Friday through August 21st, 2015.
Category: Festivals, Fireworks
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug22

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!

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