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.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
at Broadway & Dongan Place (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Working from direct observation, participants consider composition, light and color on reflective surfaces, paint handling and the use of a limited and full palette. All levels welcome.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
at Seward Park, Manhattan
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Javaka Steptoe: Story teller/author/illustrator presents an interactive reading of Jimi Sounds Like A Rainbow, a story of the young Jimi Hendrix.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
at Mount Hope Playground, Bronx
Little Red's Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic "Little Red Riding Hood" tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.