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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 71–80 out of 196 events
from June 24, 2018 to December 27, 2018
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Tuesday, July 17, 2018


Bryant Park Knitting Class

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Swing by for free instruction from Knitty City, New York City’s favorite yarn community and store, and knit with fellow enthusiasts. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Seniors

Wednesday, July 18, 2018


Community Days at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore and help maintain the three community-designed gardens: vegetable, native plant, and sculpture. Experience kids crafts, adult art programs, meditation, exercise, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Volunteer, Outdoor Fitness, My Summer House NYC

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Wonderful Wednesdays at the Carousel

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come meet our Early Childhood Educators at the Carousel and enjoy a nature activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Thursday, July 19, 2018


Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location, South Plaza (in Union Square Park)Manhattan, West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Film, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Seniors

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Special Express Arts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts


Drawing During the Golden Hour

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Artists of all levels are invited to experience the “golden hour” light and draw different areas of the Garden in a group setting.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Seniors

Best For

Friday, July 20, 2018


Peace in the Park: Bringing Communities Together

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Brahma Kumaris in Central Park for kid-friendly arts and crafts, yoga, meditation, artistic entertainment, youth activities, games, Pilates, literature, Tai Chi, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Festivals, Fitness, Games

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Add the colors of summer to a garden painting made without brushes, inspired by all the flowering plants in the garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
At the fair, craft and gift vendors will be selling handmade and handpicked items and service vendors will provide valuable information about people's homes, businesses, and lifestyles.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals


Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, My Summer House NYC

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