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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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Friday, August 5, 2016

Aug 5

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Water Festival

at Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled kids' day! There will be water inflatables, bounce houses, and refreshments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (East)

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx 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!

Aug 5

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 5

First Friday! Music & Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden
Category: Concerts

Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

A Splash from the Beach

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
We are bringing the beach to the park. Come play with sand, water, and beach balls! We will have arts and crafts, make your own snack, and limbo contest. Stay for theā€¦
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Totally Public Karaoke

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug 5

Summer on the Hudson: Dances for All Abilities

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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