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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.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

at Rockaway Beach Surf Club (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of…
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 8

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug 8

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug 8

Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story writing with an established writer.Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug 8

Creative Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your short story, fiction/non-fiction writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. For adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 8

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Ladybugs!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

South Beach: Rides on the Ballfield

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

4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Every Friday this summer, join us at the South Beach ballfield for children's rides and family fun. At sunset, festivities continue with free movies on the beach.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Bryant Park Party Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Adult Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Brush up on your skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports. You’ll spruce up your game with advanced techniques including serving, setting, spiking,…
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

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