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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 111–120 out of 390 events
from June 26, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Jul 16

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 16

Spinning and Felting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This workshop focuses on the process of cloth making from raw fleece and roving (cleaned, carded fleece) to yarn and felted fabrics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks

Jul 16

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day! While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 16

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Category: Education, Festivals, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jul 17

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 17

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 17

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul 17

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Cypress Ave Entrance (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time!
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul 17

Central Park Conservancy Family Performance Festival: Earth Capades

at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Become inspired to help preserve, protect, and respect the natural resources of planet Earth, including Central Park!
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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