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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 26, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Garden Volunteer Day!

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
All tools and instructions will be provided; just bring a willingness to get a little dirty as we beautify our special garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Park to Park Biking

at Start Point, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bike the Greenbelt's Multipurpose Trail and New Springville Greenway!
Category: Sports
Free!

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Aug 7

Family Art Project: Sundials and Sunprints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through handmade sundials, learn about the sun’s shadows and discover a simple way to tell time.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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!

Aug 7

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 7

Pier Kids at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Shira & Friends

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Shira & Friends loves bringing its high energy, catchy tunes to its favorite kinds of audiences—the ones that love to dance along and become part of the show.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

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
Aug 7

Bicycling Basics

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a three-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 7

Bike New York: Street Skills Ride

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 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. After you’ve…
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Aug 7

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Classic sessions include instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30 minutes of guided meditation led in partnership with Yoga for Bliss.
Category: Fitness

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