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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.

Viewing 11–20 out of 2,181 events
from August 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

Summer Sports Experience at J Hood Wright Recreation Center

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience every M-F at J Hood Wright Recreation Center from 10:00am-6:00pm welcomes children ages 6-14 to learn different sports such as soccer, softball, flag…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Aug24

Youth Tech Workshop: Music Video Madness

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Choose your favorite song and record a version of it in the Computer Resource Center recording studio!
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Youth Tech Workshop: Pokemon Go Training Cards

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Create your own Pokemon trading cards using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

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
Aug24

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug24

Instructional Flag Football: Bronx (North)

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug24

Free Nutrition Education and Cooking Workshop

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
St. Mary's Recreation Center and New York Cares presents Free Nutrition and Education Workshop for adults ages 55 and older.
Category: Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

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!

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