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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 12, 2016

Aug12

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Rock Painting

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 beautifully-painted rocks to take home. Feel free to bring a clean stone to paint.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

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
Aug12

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 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
Aug12

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (East)

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

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

Aug12

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!

Aug12

Summer Sounds: SKA Orchestra

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The NYC SKA Orchestra is an 18- piece big band with a bold new sound. The orchestra boasts a lush musical style of jazz, blues, ska, rock steady and reggae.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug12

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!

Aug12

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Aug12

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug12

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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