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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 251–260 out of 433 events
from June 24, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug 1

34th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be prizes, Crime Prevention information, food, music, free raffles, arts and crafts, and games!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, National Night Out
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Basketball Clinic

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug 2

Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Kids can join in the yoga fun as they stretch and move to songs, rhymes, and more with Sacred Sounds Yoga.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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
Aug 2

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Maria Hernandez Park

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Plaza Theatrical Presents Madagascar

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance from Plaza Theatrical Productions of this popular comedy adventure.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Muppets Movie

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Aug 3

Citi Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan, West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Spend your summer Thursdays in Union Square Park with over 135 free events for all ages from June 15 through August 10, including a free screening of The Karate Kid.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Film, Fitness, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
All little ones five years old and younger are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball clinic.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

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