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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 27, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (West)

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug27

It's My Park at Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Silver Lake Park Conservancy to continue painting benches around the park and doing general cleanup at Silver Lake Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug27

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Aug27

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.
Category: Education, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

9:00 a.m.3:30 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
Aug27

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

Aug27

11th Annual Great Harlem Community Garden Tour

at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit opulent gardens and urban farms, growing unique vegetables, fields of pollen-rich wild flowers, and native plants, herbs, fruit, peanuts, and cotton.
Category: Nature, Tours, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug27

Boogie Up the Bronx River Bike Ride

at Soundview Field House This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance Greenway Team for a friendly, 23-mile ride or a round trip, 46-mile ride along the Bronx River Greenway.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Tours, Waterfront

Must See
Event
Aug27

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 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
Aug27

The Great Escape

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to the Park for a boat race and living history program to honor the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

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