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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 16, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Aug16

Rush Summer Session at 99 Plymouth Art Exhibit

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Come to 99 Plymouth and see the brilliant, site-specific murals created by the talented students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Summer Session.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug16

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

The Bronx Meets East Africa

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Aug16

Summer on the Hudson: Game Days

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Calling children ages 10 and younger! Want something fun to do on a sunny afternoon? Come play giant tic tac toe, hopscotch, jump rope, and more in the park!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Art Workshop: Mixed-Media Floral Abstractions - Day 1

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using pastel, collage, and transfer techniques, reinvent your favorite flowers in a mixed-media artwork.
Category: Art

Aug16

Pop-Up Pool Free Swim

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take in the sunshine and cool water at the Pier 2 Pop-Up Pool! The 30'x50' pool includes a sandy beach and play area with refreshing food and drinks from Lizzmonade.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Aug16

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Water Olympics

at Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of water-themed activities, led by our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Water Olympics

at Tornsey Playground (in Torsney Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a day of water-themed activities with our Kids in Motion staff.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

2016 Summer Sports Experience Jamboree

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Jamboree will highlight our most popular sports covered throughout the Summer Sports Experience program, including baseball, basketball, football, and more!
Category: Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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