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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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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Jul 3

Kids Cooking Workshop

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to make a simple traditional Italian dish, risi e bisi with fresh local peas and a beautiful green garden salad.
Category: Food
Free!

Jul 3

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 3

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is a beginner's introduction to the sport of archery, led by our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Sports
Free!

Jul 3

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul 3

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 3

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 3

What's in Bloom in the Heather Garden? July Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madelyne Byrne and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 3

Omar Olusion's Fourth of July Block Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Omar’s unique mix of creativity, passion, amusement, and magic will keep guests of all ages on their feet and entertained!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 3

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 3

GRIT

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This workout provides the double whammy of maximizing calorie burn during the workout and burning fat for hours afterwards.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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