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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 231–240 out of 555 events
from July 2, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug10

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Chinatown

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Film connoisseur Scott Adlerberg and author Wallace Stroby discuss Chinatown. This film will also be screened later in the day as part of the Bryant Park Film Festival.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug11

Garden Crew: Kids

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds and compost bins.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bryant Park Reading Room: StoryTime

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Tails, meowsic, and arts & crafts!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (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. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug11

Bryant Park Knitting Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided. Call Knitty City at (212) 787-5896 to register, or take a chance and drop by.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Aug12

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug12

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (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. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug13

Summer in the Square: Children's Cabaret

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Summer in the Square guests will meet a lineup of storytellers, puppeteers, magicians, musicians, and other entertainers who can't wait to share their talents with kids and their family.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (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. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug13

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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