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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.

Viewing 51–60 out of 1,948 events
from August 28, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug29

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!

Aug29

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Bryant Park Reel Talks: The Coen Brothers Close Up and Personal

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and professor/author Jeffrey Adams's discussion of the Coen Brothers, American filmmakers.
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug29

Piano in Bryant Park

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

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Aug29

Instructional Flag Football: Brooklyn (North)

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug29

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

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!

Aug29

Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. You can also bring your own drum and follow the guidance of our professional drumming teachers.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug29

Movies Under the Stars: Guardians of the Galaxy

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel Studio.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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