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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 11–20 out of 2,178 events
from August 24, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug24

Youth Tech Workshop: Pokemon Go Training Cards

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Create your own Pokemon trading cards using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug24

Summer Sports Experience at Midland Beach, Staten Island

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Midland Playground (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Midland Beach on Wednesdays from 11:00am-6:30 pm to play basketball, and volleyball. 11:00am-12:00pm Youth Basketball Clinics; Ages…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug24

Instructional Flag Football: Bronx (North)

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

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sign up today for our Citywide Flag Football League!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug24

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!

Aug24

Youth Tech Workshop: Rhythm Roulette- Hip Hop Sample Beat Making

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Students learn and use FL Studio to sample music in order to create Hip-Hop or R&B tracks.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Glam Jelly Fish

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a glamorous jelly fish out of Styrofoam cups to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Sports Unlimited

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

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
Aug24

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

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