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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 11–20 out of 26 events
from August 29, 2016 to October 29, 2016
in Games (x) category

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep10

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Lancman for a day of games, popcorn, a visit from The Nature Company, inflatables, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sep11

Riverside Park Skate Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come to our annual celebration of Riverside Park’s 108th Street Skate Park with competitions, open skate, a raffle, food vendors, and all-day fun.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep15

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep16

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep17

16th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open

at Bethesda Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to the largest outdoor chess tournament in the United States! There will be competitions for kids, teens, and adults at all skill levels.
Category: Games
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep17

GreenThumb Harvest Fair

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join GreenThumb for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep18

32nd Annual Medieval Festival

at Margaret Corbin Drive and adjacent lawns (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Performers, guests, and festival goers dress in medieval costume. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep22

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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