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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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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Aug15

Kids in Motion: Free Soccer Clinic

at Dongan Hills Avenue & Jefferson Street (in Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This free soccer clinic for kids meets every Wednesday and Thursday with instructors Lou and Jessica.
Category: Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Met Pool Health Screening Day

at Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of great healthy living information and services like blood pressure and glucose readings.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Aug15

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Summer on the Hudson: Children’s Performance Series

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Music, storytelling & theater for young audiences.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Uptown Dance Academy

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Uptown Dance Company is comprised of students from Uptown Dance Academy that have been accepted into professional jobs and schools such as LaGuardia High School, the Lion King etc.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

SummerStage Kids Presents: The Ebony Hillbillies

at Alfred E Smith Park (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
One of the last black string bands in the U.S., The Ebony Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style of All American Music.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

SummerStage Kids Presents: Dirty Sock Funtime Band

at Queensbridge Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Dirty Sock Funtime Band is a wild, technicolor musical adventure where anything can happen!
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug15

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug15

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games
Free!

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