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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 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Aug 21

The Alex Nguyen Quintet

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jam out to some sweet jazz outdoors with the Alex Nguyen Quintet at Stuyvesant Park, featuring a special guest artist each week.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 21

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug 22

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 22

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 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 22

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 22

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
Aug 22

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!

Aug 22

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!

Aug 22

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 22

Beginner Foreign Language Class

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season without needing to play catch up.
Category: Education
Free!

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