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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 3, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, June 26, 2016


Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer


Art Workshop: Contemporary Composites

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Start with some mixed-media drawing activities and create a one-of-a-kind work of art in acrylic right here on the luscious lawns of Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature



at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


The Battery Fair

at The Battery Oval (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the grand opening of The Battery Oval!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Markets, Volunteer, Food

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Family Art Project: Luminous Paper Lanterns

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Cut nature shapes from bright, multicolored tissue paper. Then use a simple papier-mâché method to transform your cut shapes into festive lanterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront


Discovery Walks for Families: Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk through the Ramble and take part in hands-on exploration.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For

Checkmate 101

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come learn how to take your chess game to the next level with Zeebedee Collins! Best for beginners; limited boards available.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids

Best For

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to do a general cleanup at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Co. Historical Society educator Angel Hernandez on a three-mile walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge via Aqueduct Avenue.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront

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