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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 321–330 out of 4,787 events
from July 28, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Astronomy

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 2

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Willis Avenue Community Garden, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 3

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Aug 3

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Art Ride! Guided Bicycle Tour of Rockaway! Exhibit at Fort Tilden

at Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Boulevard, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT and the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance to Fort Tilden! the Rockaway Artists' Alliance will provide a -FREE- guided tour of the Rockaway! arts festival, presented by RAA, MoMA PS1, the National Park Service and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy.
Category: Nature, Art, Sports, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Learn To Ride for Adults

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Through a safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

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