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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 261–270 out of 491 events
from June 24, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Aug 1

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
Free!

Must See
Event
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: Super Soccer Stars

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

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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

Friday, August 3, 2018

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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