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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 December 2, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug23

A.M. Stretch

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class will help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug23

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Puss in Boots

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Despite his reputation as a sly trickster, Puss soon proves himself a caring friend to all, willing to help at any cost.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.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!

Aug23

New York Road Runners : Walk, Jog, Run

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to properly walk, jog, or run with an instructor from New York Road Runners.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug23

Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The scenic and early morning setting paints the perfect picture to train your cardiovascular strength and endurance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug23

Youth Tech Workshop: Fashion Design T-Shirt Printing

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Students create graphics using Adobe Illustrator CC - including a group/team name, logo, typography, illustration, and design-- to print and iron onto a t-shirt.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Youth Tech Workshop: DJ in a Day

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Teens 13-17 learn how to use Analog and Digital DJ equipment. Day one: turntables, Day two: traktor scratch pro. Become a DJ in a day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Aug23

One-Wall Handball at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the St. Albans Handball Association, Inc. and Fairway Community Foundation at a handball clinic to celebrate the newly-refurbished handball courts. Learn and play one-wall handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

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