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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 31, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Summer Sports Experience at Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 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
Aug 6

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers may assist with caring for tree beds, garden beds, or general park clean up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 6

Comic-Con Kids

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of superheroes, graphic novels, and a costumed special guest!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Get Up & Go! Family Adventure Race – Bronx – 12PM

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Supported by New York Road Runners This exciting and FREE parent-child race incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for all! Open…
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Aug 6

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards of Pelham Bay and City Island

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Tour bygone places and spaces of the east Bronx through hand-colored postcards, dating to the turn of the 19th century.
Category: Art, History

Aug 6

Plein Air Paintings of the Bartow-Pell Gardens

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Paintings created outdoors capture the changing light and atmospheric mood of the historical landmarks and hidden treasures of the Bartow-Pell gardens and grounds.
Category: Art

Aug 6

Seasonal Ferments Workshop

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In this workshop, we’ll explore and craft sauerkraut (and its cousins) as well as various styles of sour cream.
Category: Education, Nature

Aug 6

Hands on History: Fan-tastic Fun

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make and decorate pretty fans inspired by the dress and grooming of the 19th century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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