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.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island
2:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Philharmonic and the Alice Austen House this 4th of July for their annual free concert calledAmerican Salute. This old-fashioned 4th of July celebration includes…
Category: Concerts, Kids, Fourth of July, Free Summer Concerts
Saturday, July 6, 2013
at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes, to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. On an…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Wilde & Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island
Sunday, July 7, 2013
at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Some species of ladybugs, including the official insect of New York State seem to be vanishing. Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program to…
Category: Nature, Kids
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Weekend with a distinctly American tradition. We'll take a brief stroll through the woods as we read Whitman's thoroughly American poetry,…
Monday, July 8, 2013
at Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. With funding provided by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Parks will staff…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Children of all ages get instruction in the use of watercolor around the gazebo in beautiful Westerleigh Park. Each week will be a different scene to paint. NOTE: We will be…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids