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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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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Jul17

Broadway in Bryant Park: Pippin, Chicago, Les Miserables, Atomic

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows. Hosted by 106.7 LiteFM DJs. Keep checking our Events Calendar…
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Jul17

Summer in the Square: Lunchtime Jazz with The New School

at West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy your lunch in the park with live music performed by students from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Category: Concerts
Free!

Jul17

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul17

Learn To Draw

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Jul17

Adaptive Activities

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A sampling of adaptive sports. An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. Recreation center membership is required. Visit…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Jul17

Paper Making Workshop by Nancy Benignus

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn how to make handmade recycled paper. This event is appropriate from the ages 10 to adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jul17

Stories In The Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?

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 stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul17

Bryant Park Mah Jongg Clinic

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn the American version of this social, strategy game hailing from China twice a month with free clinics in the park. Afternoon Classes, 3pm – 4:30pm: May 22, June…
Category: Games
Free!

Jul17

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul17

Summer in the Square: Performance by Peridance Contemporary Dance Company (Union Square Park)

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience Peridance’s amazing performances or participate in an exhilarating dance class each Thursday during Summer in the Square.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

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