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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 August 27, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug27

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Aug27

Summer Sports Experience

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Summer Sports Experience

at 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Summer Sports Experience: Soccer

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills. Kids can come every session, or just…
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug27

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Aug27

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Wiffle Ball and Ultimate Frisbee

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at Hunts Point Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Dyckman Street and Broadway

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug27

Summer's Last Stand

at Riverside Park Traveling Rings (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy what's awesome about the summer - before it's over! We're setting up open play sand volleyball, spikeball, kanjam, table tennis, speedminton, nok hockey, cornhole and ladder golf.
Category: Games, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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