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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 21–30 out of 1,566 events
from August 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Aug22

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Aug22

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Park House (in McLaughlin Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey to garden and beautify at McLaughlin Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug22

Jam Session!: Youth Tech Workshop

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come sing, rap, or play your heart out as a part of the Hansborough band! We will compose a hit from scratch and upload it to Soundcloud!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

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
Aug22

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!

Aug22

Puppets in the Park presents "Cinderella Samba"

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a free puppet show featuring "Cinderella Samba".
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Set in Africa, China and our own Central Park, The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck retells storyteller Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales — The Princess…
Category: Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug22

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
Aug22

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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