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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.

Viewing 11–20 out of 3,836 events
from August 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Family Art Project: Marvelous Mushrooms

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Go on a hunt for mushrooms and be inspired to create your own glowing garden with fluorescent paints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Get Up & Go Family Adventure Race

at Conference House Park Pittsville St., Staten Island, NY 10307, United States (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This exciting parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of FUN for all! Open to children ages 8-13 and their parents.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Outdoor Fitness

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at The intersection of Onderdonk Avenue and Harman Street

10:00 a.m.1:00 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!

Aug 1

Get Up & Go Family Adventure Race

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This exciting parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of ?fun ?for all!
Category: Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

It's My Park at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground

at Ehrenreich-Austin Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Forest Hills Body & Body Yoga and Tai Chi to help keep Austin Playground clean.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 1

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug 1

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Fulton Park

at Fulton Street and Stuyvesant Avenue (in Fulton Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Mid Bedford Heights Lions Club to care for Fulton Park. Volunteers will remove debris, paint, and weed.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 1

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

Aug 1

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Excursion (Advanced)

at Idlewild Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. Participants are chosen by lottery, register at nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 22
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

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