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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 71–80 out of 559 events
from July 1, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul12

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level!
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Jul12

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!

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Jul12

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.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!

Jul12

Weehauken: The Background & Aftermath

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

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Hamilton expert Jimmy Napoli will sit down with Burr descendant and MJM trustee Antonio Burr, Ph.D., to discuss the fateful (and fatal) events of July 12th, 1803, when Aaron Burr…
Category: Education, History

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jul13

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jul13

Bryant Park Language Classes

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

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bryant Park speaks Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish this summer with free classes from inlingua.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul13

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!

Jul13

Bryant Park Reading Room: Reel Talks - Westerns in Film

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for lively and entertaining commentary on Westerns in film with resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and author Dennis Tafoya.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Jul13

GreenThumb Workshop: Healthy Soils

at Eagles Slope (in ), Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We will cover soil health basics, including different ways of checking to see how your soil is doing.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul14

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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