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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 381–390 out of 775 events
from June 30, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Guerilla Storytime

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
These fun pop-up readings with real librarians will offer families a chance to hear stories and sing songs in the park.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most renowned sound architects.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids, Markets, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Family Performance Festival: Nature in the City (Billy B)

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Become a tree, a bird, or a bee as you dance and sing along with Billy B, the natural science and dance man!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates

at West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
CityParks Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas, provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs. LACOSTE is the…
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp 2015

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Campers will explore our hiking trails, natural areas, creeks, ponds, the nature center, and carousel.
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Summer Sports Experience

at 173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

EcoCrafts

at Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, re-purposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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