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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 3,192 events
from July 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jul 29

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jul 29

Seasonal Arts & Crafts: Fork Painting Flower Power

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids and parents will create painted flowers using forks.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 29

Sports Unlimited

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls and boys ages 6-17 are invited to join our experienced staff for organized play in Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, dodgeball, flag football and handball!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Playground for all Children, Queens

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at the Playground for all Children Mondays- Fridays this summer to learn sports such as Wiffleball, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and Flag Football. All Levels appropriate.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

The Uni Project at Sean's Place

at Sean's Place, Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come read and draw with the Uni Project at Sean's Place!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview

at Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at Grandview Playground on Fridays at 3:00pm-6:0pm to play Soccer and Volleyball. All levels appropriate. Ages 7-17.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 29

Suite Summer Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In-Sight Dance Company’s Suite Summer Festival gathers compelling professional dance companies from New York City and beyond to create a diverse dance experience in…
Category: Dance, Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 29

Summer Sounds: Orquesta Finke

at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Led by trombonist Tito Plana and percussionist Sam Diaz Jr. Orquesta Afinke is a Latin band featuring percussions, a swinging rhythmic section and a harmonic brass sound.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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