Calendar

Please note: Events are subject to change. Please always check with event organizers for updated information.

Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell. About the Artists Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S. Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
10:30 am
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced. This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
10:30 am
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced. It is free to participate. You should check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
You’ll learn how to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself. Monthly Recycle to Art Projects July: Stick Puzzles – Make an original puzzle using popsicle sticks August: DIY Balloon Bowl – Make your very own bowl using a balloon September: Cardboard Collage – Make a cardboard collage work of art to hang or display
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
We will create an art installation that everyone can contribute to. Using recycled materials, you can create your own sculpture. You can try painting with a variety of tools. Come and show us your creativity!
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Free fitness classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Join us for free Zumba in the garden with Sweet Water Dance and Yoga.
Willis Avenue Community Garden
7:00 pm
Libby Richman & Co.— Libby Richman, alto sax; Hiroshi Yamazaki, piano; Fred Weidenhammer, bass; Alan Bates, drums—is back by popular demand. Led by the Bronx-based saxophonist, the group’s sound echoes many influences including classical, Latin and current music. Libby appears regularly at Cleopatra’s Needle in Manhattan and was part of the AirTrain Jazz Festival earlier this year. She has traveled widely, leading her jazz quartet and as a side musician
Wave Hill
7:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here’s your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the NY Rollin’ Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it’s guaranteed to be tons of fun and you’ll come back every week for more action!
West Bronx Recreation Center
8:30 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker’s (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Maybe his superhero sidekick Robin (Michael
St. James Park
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell. About the Artists Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S. Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Future Star Productions: Performing Arts & Youth Enhancement Program to mulch tree pits and collect litter at Clinton Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you! Please note: This event was previously listed as scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 15.
Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park)
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
This workout exercises the whole body through dance and movement.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
10:30 am
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced. This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
10:30 am
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced. It is free to participate. You should check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
11:00 am
Join us in Pelham Bay Park for stories and fun as part of the New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. “Stories in the Shade” is presented in part by the City Island and Pelham Bay Branches of the New York Public Library in collaboration with NYC Parks. In the event of inclement weather, please call (718) 885-1703 or (718) 792-6744 for event updates.
Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)
Jul 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Get your creative juices flowing with imaginative art. Cell phone photography is part of the activities. Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect Needed: Cell phone camera Monthly Kids Imaginative Arts Projects July: 3D Illusion – Stand it Up, 3D Hole, Sliding Water Drop, Floating Sphere August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore (2D and 3D combined)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here’s your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the wheelchair basketball team, it’s guaranteed to be tons of fun and you’ll come back every week for more action!
St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Kick off your shoes and dance on the lush, green Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn.
Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Free with admission to the grounds.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Enjoy yoga on the lawn select Thursday evenings. Participants should bring a mat, dress appropriately, and expect to be outside unless precipitation or excessive humidity occurs. Classes are offered in partnership with Yoga Haven. All levels welcome.
Wave Hill
8:30 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Young Kubo’s (Art Parkinson) peaceful existence comes crashing down when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey) to unlock a secret legacy. Armed with a magical instrument, Kubo must battle the Moon King (Ralph Fiennes)
Behind the Van Cortlandt Park Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell. About the Artists Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S. Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
10:30 am
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced. This event is free for participants. Please check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
10:30 am
The Summer Sports Experience teaches an abundant array of sports activities to our NYC youth throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sports include basketball, flag football, soccer, track, kickball, and more! Every hour another sport is introduced. It is free to participate. You should check in at the recreation center to get a free membership card which will allow you to come into the building when the staff are on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages. Requires fine concentration. July: Decorative Wine Bottles August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore September: Silhouettes Ablaze
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Bardekova Ensemble will perform the music of Celia Cruz, Scott Joplin, Duke Ellington, Giuseppi Verdi, and other composers. The group consists of a flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn and bassoon. Richard Paratley on flute. Ellen Bardekoff on oboe. Akari Yamamoto on clarinet. Nancy Vizza on the French Horn.Shotaro Mori will on bassoon. This performance of the Bardekova Ensemble is made possible by The Poe Park Visitor Center of NYC
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jul 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Younger children are welcome with a parent or adult. Schedule July: Patriotic Red/White/Blue Hand August: Sand Craft Project September: Watercolor Circle Art
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
4:30 pm
Join Village Community Boathouse’s special new public rowing program on Van Cortlandt Park Lake in the Bronx! This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing. Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary. Check the Village Community Boathouse’s social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter for possible last-minute changes
South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Head to Pelham Bay Park’s free concerts featuring Afro-Cuban Music, Funk with R&B, and Golden Oldies presented by the Bronx Arts Ensemble. The bands performing in the parks are primarily led by Bronx Arts Ensemble (BAE) Teaching Artists who are part of BAE’s arts-in-education programs, serving over 100,000 students in Bronx public schools since the 1980s. The summer series of concerts provides audiences an opportunity to see those teaching artists
Lawn area behind the track and field area (in Pelham Bay Park)
Jul 28 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
8:30 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Five ordinary teens must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove—and the world—is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so, they will
St. Mary's Park Playground West (in St. Mary's Park)

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