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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 November 17, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug16

Instructional Flag Football: Bronx (South)

at Hunts Point, Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug16

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

at Clove Lakes Park Playground (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Clove Lakes Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm to play basketball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

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!

Aug16

Bryant Park Juggling

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Arts, Culture & Fun Dance Away the Night Series: Tango Nights!

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spend Tuesday evenings in August experiencing the not-to-be-missed Taste of Tango! Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying tango music.
Category: Dance
Free!

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