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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.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team every Saturday morning, to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 1

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Stanley Isaacs Playground

at Stanley Isaacs Playground Basketball Court

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join We W.I.L.L.Thru Sports Members for its first It's My Park clean-up project at Stanley Isaacs Playground! Come sweep,weed and paint.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 1

Family Art Project: Marvelous Mushrooms

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Go on a hunt for mushrooms and be inspired to create your own glowing garden with fluorescent paints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Get Up & Go Family Adventure Race

at Conference House Park Pittsville St., Staten Island, NY 10307, United States (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This exciting parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of FUN for all! Open to children ages 8-13 and their parents.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Outdoor Fitness

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at The intersection of Onderdonk Avenue and Harman Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 1

Get Up & Go Family Adventure Race

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This exciting parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of ?fun ?for all!
Category: Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Fundamentals of Composting Workshop

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make your food scraps into a rich substance to feed your garden and household plants.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 1

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 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: Games
Free!

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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