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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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from October 9, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug22

Youth Tech Workshop: Rhythm Roulette- Hip Hop Sample Beat Making

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Students learn and use FL Studio to sample music in order to create Hip-Hop or R&B tracks.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug22

Youth Tech Workshop: 3D Animation Music Video

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Kids over 10 years old can create their own music videos using anime characters to dance through MMD in 3D!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Youth Tech Workshop: Makey Makey Inventions

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids aged 9-13 will learn how to use food, water, their own graphite drawings, and Play-Doh sculptures to create game controllers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug22

Youth Tech Workshop: Sounds of Change - Audio Doc Project

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
What is the issue closest to your heart? Create an Audio Documentary and learn how to interview, record and edit audio while exploring an issue that’s close to home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug22

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
“Khan” is considered by many to be the best movie of the cult sci-fi series. Playing the villainous Khan is Ricardo Montalban who originated the role on TV in 1967.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug22

Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: School of Rock

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for a free screening of "School of Rock", starring Jack Black!
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Aug22

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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