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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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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul 18

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hear about those who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Meet-the-Bees Beekeeping Workshop

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jul 18

Pop-Up Audubon II: Fishing Fun

at North End of Esplanade (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore aquatic and avian ecology in Prospect Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet the Comic Juggler Ned Gelfars. His shows include juggling, unicycling, and good-natured audience participation.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Hands-on History: America the Beautiful

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Continue your 4th of July celebration at King Manor!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids, Fourth of July, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Halsey Ralph & Howard Garden BBQ

at Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Have some fun at the Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden BBQ fundraiser and raffle.
Category: Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 18

Saturday Sculpture Workshop

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

Tiny Prints: Toddler Day

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities include big block building, scooter racing, puzzles. and music!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 18

It's My Park at Stroud Playground

at Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will mulch and care for tree beds. We look forward to meeting you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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