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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.

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from August 15, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug16

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Spanning sites such as Riverside Park and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Jamie Visits the Harbor: The Watercolors of Michael Mendel

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out "The Watercolors of Michael Mendel", inspired by the artist's and son's visit to the New York Harbor together in 1972.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Aug16

Summer on the Hudson: Super Soccer Stars

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Summer Sports Experience

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

9:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition “Au Naturel” explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug16

Charles Addams Family and Friends Exhibit

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Charles Addams is most widely known for the creation of The Addams Family, characters that formed the basis of the TV show which first appeared in 1964.
Category: Art, My Summer House NYC

Aug16

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug16

Herald Square Reading Room

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Stop by for a selection of free newspapers and magazines. Happy reading!
Category: Education
Free!

Aug16

Stories In The Shade

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Join us on Thursdays from July 12 through August 16 at Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

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