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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

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jul 23

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 23

OZY Fusion Fest

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Welcome to the OZY FUSION FEST. You are cordially invited to our world. The world as we see it. A world where Will.i.am and Malcolm Gladwell intersect. Where Bill Gates,…
Category: Art

Jul 23

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 23

Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Garden Walking Tour

at Heaven’s Gate Community Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Share gardening tips and garden histories with other community members while exploring these hidden garden jewels of Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Category: Education, Concerts, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 23

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Jul 23

What the Health Should I Eat? - Botanical Cocktail Making

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Make delicious summer cocktails that are also good for your health!
Category: Food

Jul 23

Gardens Rising: Major Play Day

at Green Oasis and Gilbert Sculpture Garden, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Saturday's activities will be a prep for your garden hosting the the Design Team at a scheduled garden meeting.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Jul 23

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: A Night of Swing!

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan, Jackie Robinson Park entrance (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a celebration of one of Harlem's most exiciting dance genres. Come early for a dance lesson provided by The Harlem Swing Dance Society. Stay a while for open dance to…
Category: Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Jul 23

Summer on the Hudson: Quiet Clubbing

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with Summer on the Hudson. Change DJs with a flick of a switch and sway along with your friends or to your own tune.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 23

Garden Grooves

at Bedford Stuyvesant Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the soothing sounds of live music from local musicians, in the comfort of New York Restoration’s outdoor spaces.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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