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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 18, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, August 21, 2016

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
Aug22

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

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