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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 July 25, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug 17

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
Aug 17

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
Aug 17

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 17

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Aug 17

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

Aug 17

Free Nutrition Education and Cooking Workshop

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
St. Mary's Recreation Center and New York Cares presents Free Nutrition and Education Workshop for adults ages 55 and older.
Category: Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug 17

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!

Aug 17

Recycle-to-Art-Scrap Paper Rainbow

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a rainbow from scrap paper to take home. This is a fun activity for kids and parents.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

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!

Aug 17

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

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