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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 July 23, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul 24

Freshwater Fishing

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul 24

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage a mixture of buoyant materials cut from re-purposed foam trays, colorful foam sheets, and reeds. Make it into an all-natural raft or handmade boat.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

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
Free!

Jul 24

Ocean Breeze Zumbathon

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

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Get ready to dance and move to music from around the globe as we attempt to break the NYC Zumba record!
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Jul 24

Northern Manhattan Parks Hike (Vigorous)

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meander through parks in northern Manhattan on this one-way hike from Morningside Park to Jackie Robinson Park.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Jul 24

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: You Must Be This Tall

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join an interactive reading of Rex Finds an Egg! Egg! Egg! and You Must Be This Tall by author and illustrator Steven Weinberg.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Putnam Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride: Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Jul 24

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Youth Volleyball Clinics

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to play volleyball at our open clinics for kids! Recommended for ages four to 10.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street Skills Rides are free weekend programs for adults and mature teens who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

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