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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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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug11

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Aug11

Under the Sea Painting Event

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Create beautiful sea-themed paintings with the help of our staff!
Category: Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

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
Aug11

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Grab your lunch for special lunchtime performances by The New School for Jazz. Let these incredible artists provide the soundtrack for your meal while enjoying the park's beauty.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Aug11

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Field, Staten Island

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Corporal Thompson Field on Thursdays from 12:00pm-2:00pm to play Flag Football. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Aug11

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug11

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by LiteFM DJs.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug11

CANCELLED: Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You'll learn yoga techniques to initiate relaxation and influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug11

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug11

Hunts Point Summer Experience

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-13 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, softball and flag football!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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