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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 331 events
from August 19, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Accessible (x) category

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Bryant Park Presents: Emerging Music Festival

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Returning for its third year, Emerging Music Festival features two evenings of New York's best new music, including indie rock, soul, R&B, and more.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Free Summer Concerts, Food
Free!

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug20

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Pavilion (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy some Salsa, Freestyle, Bachata, Merengue R& B, and Pop eveny Sunday through September 3. Zumba will also be provided.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Performance: Volker Goetze Secret Island

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

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Alice Austen House Museum for an audio-visual picnic concert inspired by stories of the “forgotten borough” Staten Island.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Art, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug20

Summer Waterfront Celebration at Pier 42

at Pier 42, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring friends and family to enjoy the breeze on the waterfront!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug20

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Batman Movie

at Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground), Brooklyn

7:45 p.m.9:15 p.m.
This 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film focuses on the DC Comics character Batman as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear to stop the Joker's latest plan.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Illustration Animation: Youth Tech Workshop

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring your photographs to life! Use Photoshop to create fun animations!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

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