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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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from January 6, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 16, 2013

Aug16

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!

Aug16

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!

Aug16

Tai Chi

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Exercise your mind and body with the ancient art of Tai Chi.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug16

Craftsmen Days

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Watch demonstrations of crafts from the 1800s, like spinning, tinsmithing and broommaking. Enjoy traditional music performed on hammered dulcimer and fiddle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.
Category: Games
Free!

Aug16

Bryant Park Piano

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug16

West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A Walking Tour of Central Park's Western Edge.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug16

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.
Got a short story in you? Have you always wanted to write, but didn't know how to begin? Need a little inspiration? Join our Shot Story Writing Workshop at the Poe…
Category: Education
Free!

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