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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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from October 3, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul30

GreenThumb Workshop: Designing a Children’s Garden

at Keap Fourth Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to Keap Fourth Community Garden and learn about great crops and structures that you can design for a thriving children’s garden.
Category: Education
Free!

Jul30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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: Nature, History, Tours

Jul30

CANCELLED: Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul30

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul30

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Jul30

Ocean Breeze Strong Man/Woman Competition

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This competition is for men and women interested in testing their strength through various weight lifting challenges.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul30

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
Jul30

Photographer Jane Goodrich: New York Is My Playground

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join photographer Jane Goodrich as she shares her latest works and takes us on a parade around the park to prove New York City is truly for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul30

Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race – Manhattan – 12PM

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Dyckman St. & Hudson River Manhattan, 10034 (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Supported by New York Road Runners This exciting and FREE parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all! Open…
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

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