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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.

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from August 25, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug26

Youth Tech Workshop: Makey Makey Inventions

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Kids aged 9-13 will learn how to use food, water, their own graphite drawings, and Play-Doh sculptures to create game controllers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Youth Tech Workshop: 3D Animation Music Video

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Kids over 10 years old can create their own music videos using anime characters to dance through MMD in 3D!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Youth Tech Workshop: Sounds of Change - Audio Doc Project

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
What is the issue closest to your heart? Create an Audio Documentary and learn how to interview, record and edit audio while exploring an issue that’s close to home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug26

Instructional Flag Football: Queens (East)

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug26

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!

Aug26

Bryant Park Presents Intersect: Breaking Boundaries

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
"Intersect" gives New Yorkers the rare opportunity to experience some of the best players in jazz and classical music, all on one bill.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug26

Lincoln Center Local: Silent Disco

at Hunter's Point South Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
At this all-ages party, DJs broadcast disco and dance hits directly to your headphones. Bring your best moves—we'll provide the rest (including headphones).
Category: Dance
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug26

Randall's Island Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Randall's Island has a rich, unique and varied history. RIPA’s staff loves nothing more than to share this fascinating history with interested visitors. Two colossal bridges,…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug26

Summer Sounds: The Tee-Tones

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tee-Tones combine soulful harmony with passionate vocal performances of the classics for the great R&B groups of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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