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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.

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Making Magic with Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Aug26

Storytime with the Walt Whitman Library

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your blanket to the lawns by the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument and listen to librarians from the Walt Whitman branch of the Brooklyn Public Library read aloud to your favorite books!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Bargemusic Neighborhood Family Concerts: Music in Motion

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On Saturdays, visit Bargemusic for a free one hour performance, including a question & answer session with the musicians.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug26

Making Magic with Ethan at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people; it should not simply be designed to trick the crowd.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Summer on the Hudson: Quiet Clubbing

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers and two live DJs spinning different genres.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
Aug26

Summer Sounds: Conjunto Guanatanamo

at Newtown Playground, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Kupferberg Center for the Arts and NYC Parks for a perfomance by Conjunto Guanatanamo, an Afro-Cuban band.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug26

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 16.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Aug26

Beach Sessions Dance Series

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Beach Sessions Dance Series is an outdoor dance performance series that presents professional dance companies to the Rockaway Community.
Category: Dance, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug26

All the Park's a Stage: Macbeth

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This classic story of the perils of ultimate power is fueled by the supernatural forces that haunt the castles and forests of early Scotland.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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