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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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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug17

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

History in Your Hands: Summer Games

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spend a summer afternoon under the shade of the trees learning Nine-Man Morris, a board game that dates back to colonial times.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug17

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Beach Volleyball

at Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Courts will be set up by the Turtle Fountain. All ages are welcome.
Category: Sports
Free!

Aug17

Jazz at the Mansion

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

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us on the front lawn of the mansion for our annual Jazz concert presented in partnership with Marjorie Elliot and Parlor Entertainment.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug17

The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour through the woods surrounding the Belvedere Castle.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug17

Dance at Socrates: A New Program with Norte Maar

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Throughout August, Socrates Sculpture Park partners with Norte Maar in a new summer series bringing New York based choreographers and their dancers to Socrates.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug17

Teen Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Teens can sharpen their volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug17

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.
Little Red's Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Family Camping

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect to the natural world, and to bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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