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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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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Freshwater Fishing

at The Pool (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 8

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy…
Category: Tours
Free!

Jul 8

Screenwriters Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screen play or series!
Category: Education
Free!

Jul 8

Sitting Volleyball Tournament

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand, join us for our next Sitting Volleyball Tournament! Sitting Volleyball is an adapted sport where the game of volleyball is played on a smaller court with a…
Free!

Jul 8

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Family Cooking Classes by Allergic to Salad

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join culinary instructors of Allergic to Salad for a farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your children to all aspects of cooking.
Category: Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 8

Wildflower Seed Balls

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Use our locally-produced compost to create native wildflower seed balls. Take home your seed ball to introduce native wildflowers to your neighborhood!
Category: Nature

Jul 8

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Hiking
Free!

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