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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 2,582 events
from July 20, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul21

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

10:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul21

Summer Beading

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us at the Greenbelt Nature Center to make two colorful bead animals to take home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul21

National Zoo Keeper Week

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Hands-on activities and games challenge visitors to see if they have what it takes to be a zookeeper! Talk to some of our professionals and learn about animal care careers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Jul21

Peace in the Park: Embracing Life's Beauty

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This is a free community event where families and friends have? an opportunity to refresh and recharge amid the natural beauty of Central Park. The event offers the public a p…
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Jul21

Adult Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fourth of July
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Owl’s Head Park

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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