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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 17, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

Art Workshop: Mixed-Media Floral Abstractions - Day 2

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

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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
Aug17

Hudson Yards Farmers Market

at No. 7 Train Station Entrance (in Hudson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Buy fresh produce and prepared foods every Thursday at the Hudson Yards Farmers Market in front of the #7 train station on 34th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue.
Category: Accessible, Markets, Food

Aug17

Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

Ed Center Open Hours

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug17

Basketball Clinic with BALSA

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic youth basketball clinics on Pier 2.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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