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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 June 22, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Jul 7

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Think Outside the Body with Dave Marini

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Transform your human form into a sculpture! Participants will create 3-dimensional interactive artworks using their bodies and sustainable materials.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Urban Farming 101: Living Seeds with Rachel Mukon

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us to explore a variety of seeds, learn what they need to grow, and make a living seed necklace to observe germination!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

Jul 7

Seasonal Tours: Deserts and Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Tours will feature plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Natures Workshop: Primitive Tools

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world. Join the Rangers and learn how to make your own primitive tools. Program recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Hands On History: Become an American Revolution Spy

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can learn all about the ways American spies kept their secrets during the Revolution, and learn how to send their own secret messages!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

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Event
Jul 7

Columbia Summer Winds Concert

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 a.m.
From Sousa marches to orchestral transcriptions, and Broadway showtunes to movie soundtracks, the music of Columbia Summer Winds will surely leave the audience clapping for more!
Category: Concerts
Free!

Jul 7

Le Carrousel Puppet Shows

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Puppets, puppets, and more puppets bring whimsy and fun to our lineup.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Tours

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