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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 191–200 out of 700 events
from July 27, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Remember the Titans

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A high school football coach finds himself fighting for stakes much higher than the State Championship in this drama based on actual events.
Category: Film, History, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Finding Nemo

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The wizards at Pixar take us under the sea to the world of clownfish Marlin and his son Nemo in this free outdoor movie.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

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

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple way to tell time.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Shira & Friends

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Shira & Friends loves bringing its high energy, catchy tunes to its favorite kinds of audiences—the ones that love to dance along and become part of the show.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Leaf Arrow

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Through contemporary and historical storytelling, songs, and traditional dance, learn about the special relationship the Native American people have with the Earth.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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