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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 21–30 out of 2,128 events
from August 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 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
Aug25

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
Aug25

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!

Aug25

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!

Aug25

One-Wall Handball at Coffey Park

at Coffey Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 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
Aug25

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Aug25

Instructional Flag Football: Staten Island

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug25

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!

Must See
Event
Aug25

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
Aug25

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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