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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 16, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Aug21

Story Time in Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join neighborhood local authors and illustrators Betsy and Ted Lewin in their reading of books they have worked on featuring animals!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Ethel at Live at SeaGlass

at SeaGlass Carousel (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
To finalize this successful first season of Live at SeaGlass, the string quartet Ethel will perform on Sunday, August 21.
Category: Concerts, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Southern Queens Gospel Fest

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
See live performances by Dave James, Robin Campos, Rayon Brandt, Jah Pierce, Perth, and more!
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug21

Bonkerz the Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Nantucket Lightship Lecture: The Lightship from Boat to Book

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 a.m.
Ever wanted to write a children’s book? Award-winning author Brian Flocca describes the origin and art of his iconic children’s book Lightship.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug21

The Alex Nguyen Quintet

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jam out to some sweet jazz outdoors with the Alex Nguyen Quintet at Stuyvesant Park, featuring a special guest artist each week.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug21

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Kolbert Park (in Kolbert Playground), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Inside Out introduces us to Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl. But, her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug22

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug22

PokéFit!

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids bring their smartphones using the game app, Pokémon GO, and we go out, exercise, and look for wild Pokémon together around the neighborhood!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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