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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 August 23, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

Youth Tech Workshop: Sounds of Change - Audio Doc Project

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

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
What is the issue closest to your heart? Create an Audio Documentary and learn how to interview, record and edit audio while exploring an issue that’s close to home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

CANCELLED: 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
Aug24

Instructional Flag Football: Manhattan

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

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

Aug24

GreenThumb Workshop: Sharing Our Food Traditions Series: Crispy Rosemary Flatbread

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join La Plaza Cultural-Armando Perez community garden members as they demonstrate how to make rosemary flatbread on a grill, using herbs from your garden.
Category: Education, Food
Free!

Aug24

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!

Aug24

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!

Aug24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Tango!

at Hunter's Point South Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spend an evening experiencing the not to be missed Taste of Tango. Make friends or dance with a new partner while enjoying live tango music, stories, and…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

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!

Aug24

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!

Aug24

Garden Moves: Zumba

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come out for free Zumba classes! No partner or prior experience required.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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