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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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from March 29, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, August 2, 2013

Aug 2

Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour of Belvedere Castle and the surrounding area.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Kayak Skills Session

at Bathhouse Entry Pavilion (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Improve your kayak skills with these weekly sessions.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Aug 2

Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Got a short story in you? Have you always wanted to write, but didn't know how to begin? Need a little inspiration? Join our Shot Story Writing Workshop at the Poe…
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 2

Blooming Naturalist

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learn how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Adult Volleyball Clinic

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Brush up on your volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

New Music in Bryant Park

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Chamber Music America and Bryant Park Corporation present new work from Jazz and Classical Music Artists.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Aug 2

Family Camping

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer and we look forward to welcoming your family.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Seahorse Boogie

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family and join us at the Gazebo for a night of dancing and fun.
Category: Dance
Free!

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