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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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Jul29

Celebrating National Parks and Recreation Month

at Outdoors at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)Bronx

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join St. James Recreation Center and Friends as we celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. Participate in free outdoor fitness classes, enjoy arts in the park, learn about NYC Parks services, and much more.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul29

Queens Recreation Mobile Unit Pop-Up

at Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be visiting parks throughout Queens this summer providing a variety of games and activities suitable for children and families including chalk games, balls, crafts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

It's My Park at Joyce Kilmer Park

at Lorelai Fountain (in Joyce Kilmer Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of 4 Parks Alliance, Inc. to pick up litter at Joyce Kilmer Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul29

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Workshops
Free!

Jul29

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Jul29

NYC Parks Girls Flag Football Clinics

at Near the baseball field (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Come learn, play and, compete in the 2021 NYC Parks Flag Football season.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Workshops
Free!

Jul29

Miss Debbie's Library of Fun

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Miss Debbie is always ready for a good time, and that’s why she’s rolling out her Library of Fun! Enjoy a wide variety of games, books, and other fun items under the trees.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul29

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Jul29

Growing Uptown: Cilantro

at Virtual/Online Workshop

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Director of Education, and Founder of Garden Kitchen Lab, Fabiola Cáceres at her kitchen-garden workshop.
Category: Education, History, Food, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

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