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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 January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Megan Hicks will share the English story "King Thrushbeard," and Navida Stein will share the Indian tale "Old Woman and the Pumpkin."
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 1

Plover Day

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks' to celebrate nesting shorebirds! Enjoy educational activities and crafts at this family-friendly event that raises awareness of this amazing shorebird.
Category: Birding, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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Jul 1

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at Cypress Avenue Entrance (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Canine Coalition to clean and spread mulch at the dog run at St. Mary's Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 1

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Betsy Head Playground

at Betsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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
Jul 1

Compost 101

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce your waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds.
Category: Nature

Jul 1

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Family Garden Walk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Upstander Love Letters with Museum of Impact

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
During this interactive workshop, all are welcome to write, read, and create artistically-decorated letters of support to Upstanders.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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