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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 August 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Summer Streets

at Foley Square & Paine Park (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On three consecutive Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of NYC's streets are opened for people to play, run, walk and bike.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Aug 1

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Aug 1

It's My Park at Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech

at Bowne Street and 37th Avenue (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Body & Brain Yoga and Tai Chi Flushing to help clean, rake, and weed Margaret I. Carman Green ’ Weeping Beech Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 1

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets
Free!

Aug 1

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 1

Summer Sports Experience

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Women in Comics

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Women in Comics NYC Collective International is proud to present their second exhibition, 'Women in Comics II' at the Poe Park Visitors Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 1

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 1

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Throop Avenue and Madison Street

9:00 a.m.12:00 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!

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