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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 264 events
from August 25, 2016 to August 30, 2017
in Accessible (x) category

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug26

Arts, Culture & Fun; The Dark Crystal

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket, chair and friends and enjoy movies outdoors. In case of rain the event moves indoors.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: House Party

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! Mayhem insues in this 1990 hip hop comedy starring Kid 'n Play. With his parents…
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug26

Movies Under the Stars: Brooklyn

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! This award-winning film tell the story of Eilis, an Irish immigrant (Saoirse…
Category: Accessible, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Aug27

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug27

Faces of Cuba Exhibition Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This photo exhibit is the result of a "people to people" exchange in which the artist participated last October. he various images convey the artist's impressions of Cuba and the Cuban people.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Adaptive Flag Football

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All is welcome to participate in our Adaptive Flag Football League. Sign up today!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Aug27

Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

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