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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 11–20 out of 798 events
from August 1, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug 3

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

History Play Date: Plant Your Own Peas

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the dirt at the Dyckman Farm! Young visitors are invited to drop in and help while we harvest vegetables from the Kitchen Garden and learn what the Dyckmans grew on…
Category: Education, Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4

Morning Tai Chi

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
These summer classes will be an introduction to the foundational elements of Yang family Taijiquan
Category: Education, Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 4

Adventures in Time Summer History Day Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 a.m.
Immersed in the everyday life of a child in 18th century and dressed in period style clothing, campers learn about the Van Cortlandt Family and the history that happened here all while having fun.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Exhibition: Tomorrow's World: The New York World’s Fairs and Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World’s Fairs, Tomorrow’s World will include never before exhibited vintage images from the Parks Photo Archive and…
Category: Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

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