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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 251–260 out of 447 events
from June 19, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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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
Free!

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Aug 1

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
Free!

Aug 1

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Children 5 years old and younger learn soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment to build self-confidence and to develop teamwork.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Barefoot Dancing

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Barefoot Dancing brings authentic forms of ethnic dance and music to the public. While demonstrating and teaching the art forms, the artists explain the historical and cultural roots of each style of dance.
Category: Education, Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Farmer's Market

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices. Make a day of it and check out other events that may be happening that day, including workshops, family day, or hands-on skill building.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Markets, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug 4

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Herbal Medicine Workshop and Demonstration with Karen Rose

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In this hands-on medicine making class we will focus on creating a home first aid kit for summer maladies.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug 4

Hands On History: Games Day

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Try your hand at toys children would have played with over 200 years ago and enjoy fun and games on the King Manor grounds.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids

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