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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

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

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. Test it out under a cool black light as we create a group, fungi-planetarium.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 42 Macombs Place

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 2

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 2

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug 2

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the park's sustainable design, and how it came to life during these park tours led by docents.
Category: Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This program will teach you about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for co-existing and living together with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Yoga for Gardeners

at Shiloh Garden (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Every gardener can avoid strain and injuries by practicing a few simple asanas. This class is for people of all ages and abilities. Bring a yoga mat or large towel.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Aug 2

Ranger's Choice: Highbridge Park History

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Named after New York City's oldest bridge, Highbridge Park is home to an unusual geologic makeup and an early engineering marvel that greets visitors who stroll the pathways.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Pier Kids

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sing, act, dance, and draw! Join us for a weekly family celebration of the arts. Engaging activities will vary each week and will be followed by art projects from Private Picassos.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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