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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 404 events
from August 19, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Aug19

Movies Under the Stars: Saving Jamaica Bay

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free screening of the documentary Saving Jamaica Bay.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 20, 2018

Aug20

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

9:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Nature Programs

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us in the Rockaways for various Urban Park Rangers programs, fishing games, animal identification, button making, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Movies Under The Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Rainey ParkBronx

8:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Aug21

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

9:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

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.
Kids play giant tic tac toe, lawn bowling, hopscotch, jump rope, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Puppets in the Park Presents 'The Big Good Wolf'

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This modern day fairy tale finds Baby Bear and his friend Goldilocks making it their mission to help change the Big Bad Wolf into good.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Mad Science: What Do You Know About H2O?

at Beach 94th Street Plaza (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
There will be various acts geared to kids of all ages! Kids can explore the NYPD Rock wall, enjoy kids bands, reptile shows, and arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Summer Sports Experience: Instructional Soccer

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience is an instructional youth program that teaches sports skills. Our knowledgeable Parks staff train kids in sports like baseball, basketball, flag football,…
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art to keep and take home. Kids are encouraged to discuss and share ideas with each other.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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