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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.

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from July 27, 2017 to January 20, 2018
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Friday, July 28, 2017


Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Saturday, July 29, 2017


Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Best For

NYC Parks Handcycle Clinic

at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Handcycling is a form of adaptive cycling that enables athletes of all abilities to ride a “bike” exclusively using the upper body.
Category: Accessible, Education, Sports


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

Best For

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Kite Making 101 with Juan Hinojosa

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to build and fly your own kite made out of recycled materials sourced locally in Queens!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront

Must See

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Henna Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the botanical and cultural importance of henna. Participants will tour the herb garden, learn to prepare henna paste, and try their hand at this unique art form.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids

Must See

Moth Night for National Moth Week

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A special lamp will be set up to attract moths and other insects that live in the garden to reveal our biodiversity. There will be a short talk on moths and their life cycles.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For

Nocturnal Nature Night

at Upper Alley Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join famed naturalist Mike Feller as he uses an ultraviolet light, moth “sugar”, and other tricks of the trade to attract and reveal the nighttime forest wildlife. Ages 10+
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife

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