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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 1–10 out of 528 events
from July 22, 2017 to December 10, 2017
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul22

Central Park Conservancy's Chess Lecture and Simul Series

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn techniques from some of the best names in chess, and then put your new skills to the test in a simul with fellow players at our special chess lecture and simul series. This…
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul22

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Masks for MVMT with Brandon Perdomo

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
With exercises in color theory, 3D sculpting, and general education in the philosophy and history of butoh performance, attendees will learn how to create papier-mâché masks.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Community Appreciation Day Festival

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a festival of food, family arts activities, and live performances at our annual open house.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Youth Leadership Council Gardens

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come see what the youth volunteering in our garden through NYC Service are up to, and learn how you can be part of the fun.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Plants and Gardening

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with your community. Learn more about plants and gardening.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Nature Center Adventures

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts, and games and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Nature Center Adventures

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Nature Center Adventures

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Nature Center Adventures

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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