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 97 events
from August 4, 2021 to September 29, 2021
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Aug 4

Art in the Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Miss Debbie in the Northwest Corner of Washington Square Park for Art in the Park! When you arrive you’ll be given your own craft kit and a spot at a table to get creating.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor and Drawing Workshop

at Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park)Bronx

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Artist John Vargas will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Aug 5

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Queens Recreation Mobile Unit Pop-Up

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be visiting parks throughout Queens this summer providing a variety of games and activities suitable for children and families including chalk games, balls, crafts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at Levy Playground Fieldhouse (in Levy Playground)Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Artist Kenneth Fitzpatrick will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

Friday, August 6, 2021

Aug 6

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Aug 7

Children’s Read Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
An interactive read-aloud that incorporates mindful breathing, which helps build social-emotional skills along with question and discussion activities that build community.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Art Workshop: Off the Wall; A mural workshop with Salpy Samerdijian

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Workshops
Free!

Aug 7

Dr. Ronald E. McNair Playground Summer Fun

at Dr. Ronald E. McNair PlaygroundManhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy fun games and nature and wildlife activities with the Urban Park Rangers!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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