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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 1–10 out of 45 events
from August 19, 2017 to November 4, 2017
in Games (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!

Aug19

Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers around a campfire for an evening of games, songs, and fun activities. Space is limited. Registration opens on August 9.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 14.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Aug20

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 14.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports
Free!

Aug20

Handheld Games of the Past

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
put down the remote or controller and join Prospect Park Alliance to learn classic handheld games from the past like graces, hoops, quoits, horseshoes, and 9-pin bowling.
Category: Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

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Event

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug22

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Chalk Art Day

at Junction Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of chalk art fun and other activities with our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Splash from the Beach

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We are bringing the beach to the park. Join us for sand boxes, water tables, arts and crafts, beach games, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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