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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 241–250 out of 699 events
from July 27, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Best for Kids (x) category

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Sports Unlimited

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte

at Poor Richard's Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

GreenThumb Workshop: Art in the Garden Series: Musical Mobiles and Wind Chimes

at Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this workshop we will create our own unique, rustic and recycled wind chimes! We will hang terra cotta pots and any other “found” items you bring along to hang from branches to create mobiles.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Shakespeare in the Park Presents: Julius Caesar

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike to Walker Pond to listen for (and possibly see) frogs. Headlamp or flashlight require
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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