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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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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug23

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug23

Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (South)

at Turf Field (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug23

Youth Tech Workshop: Code Combat!

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids 10-14 will use Code Combat to learn code to help them explore forests and dungeons.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

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
Aug23

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!

Aug23

Bryant Park Classics BookClub: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp.'s discussion of Shakespeare and a "A Midsummer Night’s Dream".
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug23

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
Aug23

Bryant Park Knits

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp.'s free beginner-level classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors
Free!

Aug23

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 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
Aug23

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 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!

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