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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 11–20 out of 753 events
from July 23, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, July 24, 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


Bronx Park Connections

at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community CollegeBronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Are you a park volunteer or supporter in the Bronx? Come to this workshop to meet other community members caring for local parks, and hear about the amazing work park groups are doing…
Category: Education, Volunteer

Wednesday, July 25, 2018


Early Math Program

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn early elementary math for free: counting, shapes, basic addition and subtraction, and more.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, My Summer House NYC

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Herald Square Reading Room

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Stop by for a selection of free newspapers and magazines. Happy reading!
Category: Education


American Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education


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 p.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, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, My Summer House NYC

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Deer Awareness Fair

at South Beach Boardwalk - Sand Lane Entrance (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn more about white-tailed deer, ticks and tick-borne disease prevention, traffic safety, and the City's Deer Impact Management program at this free event!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife


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


Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Deeper Diving Guided Tour of Van Cortlandt House Museum

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This summer enjoy a deeper dive into the rich history of Van Cortlandt House, it's residents, and the notable people who have come through it's doors.
Category: Education, History, Tours, My Summer House NYC

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