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 5, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Aug 5

It's My Park at Joyce Kilmer Park

at Lorelai Fountain (in Joyce Kilmer Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of 4 Parks Alliance, Inc. to pick up litter at Joyce Kilmer Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 5

Natural Areas Volunteer Day

at Randall's Island ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with our Natural Areas Team to learn more about our restoration efforts while working to maintain and sustain our ecosystems and shorelines!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Dance in the Park

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Silver Shoes Dance Club welcomes dancers over 55 years of age for this weekly, free, social dance class. Learn how to Tango, Cha-cha, Foxtrot, and more!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Aug 5

Greenbelt Summer Adventure (ages 12-15)

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using an adventure based platform, youth will work collaboratively on team and community building activities, while learning essential outdoor skills, and develop their own leadership styles.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Apprentice Program

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn a historic trade at NYC's only living history village!
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Sports Experience

at Mafera ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come strengthen your skills through sports-specific workouts. Youths ages 8 to 15 will be able to build their skills in this supervised environment.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Lunch & Lit Event

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us this summer for our inaugural Lunch & Lit program. Bring a book and join Elizabeth Howard, our writer in residence, for a literary conversation.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Aug 5

Open Village

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
See historic trades and skills practiced in shops; learn about Staten Island history in the museum; see furnished interiors animated by costumed interpreters; see the native flora and fauna flourish among Historic Richmond Town’s 100 acres.
Category: History, Tours

Aug 5

NYC Parks Girls Flag Football Clinics

at Near the baseball field (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Come learn, play and, compete in the 2021 NYC Parks Flag Football season.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

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