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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 31–40 out of 874 events
from July 24, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul26

Silver Lake: How Sweet It Is!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Discover how the lake was used over time, including ice harvesting, the resort era, the establishment of the park, and a reservoir.
Category: Education, History, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul27

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!

Jul27

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul27

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
Jul27

Family Performance Festival: EarthCapades

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch the amazing tricks and flips of this circus troupe as they teach you about ecological diversity, the inherent right for all species to live in a safe and healthy environment, and…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul27

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

Jul27

Dragonflies Demystified at High Rock Park

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

1:00 p.m.
See dragonflies up close and personal and learn their special secrets.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks

Monday, July 28, 2014

Jul28

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!

Jul28

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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