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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 61–70 out of 1,622 events
from August 20, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: Plant Patterns

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists use plants’ impressive natural characteristics as a means to explore various themes in their graphic works.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Rhythm Roulette: Youth Tech Workshops

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids learn how to make hip-hop beats and have the chance to sing and/or rap on those beats, if they choose.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

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
Aug21

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug21

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!

Aug21

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
Aug21

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug21

Game Design with Scratch: Youth Tech Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this one-day workshop, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Hand Talkers Academy: Youth Tech Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Let’s learn a new language! This one-day workshop will teach you the basics of American Sign Language.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Bryant Park Language Classes

at 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.
Category: Education
Free!

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