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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 July 27, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug 17

NYC Parks and El Museo del Barrio Present Pop-Up Arte

at James Weldon Johnson Playground, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Families! Kids! Join us for fun-filled sessions of art in June, July and August throughout Harlem. El Museo del Barrio will offer art-making workshops at select locations. All…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

3:00 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
Aug 17

Pi-Yo

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This class increases muscular endurance and stamina for competitive sports events and uses power agility training to transform muscle fiber and produce a lean, athletic shape.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 17

FLOW.16 Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating these unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Aug 17

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 17

Bryant Park Presents Accordions Around the World

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This is a weekly series featuring a total of over 75 accordionists, as well as bandoneon/bayan/concertina/harmonium players.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 17

GreenThumb Workshop: Power of Herbs

at Surfside Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Let us explore the ancient art of herbs for arthritis, asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, beauty care, and much more.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug 17

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings back the ever popular Hatha yoga with Hollis, featuring beautiful sunsets over the Hudson River.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 17

Garden Moves: African Dance

at Target Brooklyn Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Each session will feature an African dance-based workout.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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