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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 November 13, 2012 (x) to December 15, 2018

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug 1

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

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

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park StoryTime

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring the kids to Bryant Park for tails, meowsic, and arts and crafts to boot!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 1

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

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!

Aug 1

Puppets in the Park Presents: 'Cinderella Samba'

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy this modern version of the classic tale set in the lush landscape of Brazil. This timeless story finds Cinderella and her prince in a samba contest at the Carnival Ball.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Classics BookClub

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss books nder the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees.
Free!

Aug 1

Kids Mixed Media Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Using magazine cut-outs and decorative party napkins, we will create cute greeting cards and decoupage containers.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Bryant Park Knitting Class

at Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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