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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 3,684 events
from August 5, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 5

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 5

Catskill Puppet Theater presents "The Lions Whiskers"

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Children will love this musical tale that features a multitude of masks, puppets, and audience participation.
Category: Art, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

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!

Aug 5

Student Farm Project: Street Tree Care

at Student Farm Project, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join The Brownsville East NY Garden Initiative, Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance, and Brownsville Anti-Violence Project to care for 20 street trees.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Youth Fitness

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kids ages 6-12 are invited for free sports instruction at St. James Recreation Center!
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Weekday Weed Warriors

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Stories In The Garden: Rad Reptiles

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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