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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 549 events
from July 23, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Jul23

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Jul23

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Greenbelt Docent Training

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

10:30 a.m.
Would you like to learn more about the Greenbelt, meet people interested in the local environment, and serve the community? If your answer is “yes”, the Greenbelt…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul23

Delving into Fort Tryon Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

Jul23

Delving into Fort Tryon Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul23

Sunset Sketch

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Use pencil, pen and ink wash to make quick sketches inspired by the dynamic sights and sounds of Sunset Wednesdays at Wave Hill. Artist Wennie Huang provides hands-on demonstrations…
Category: Nature, Art

Jul23

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a mini tour of one of Wave Hill’s magnificent gardens. Tours vary by week?come back on another evening for a glimpse of a different garden…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jul24

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session July 7 through August 21, 2014 Registration required The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul24

CANCELED: Restore and Maintain the Wetlands of Randall's Island Park

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with us to restore and maintain the wetlands in Randall's Island Park. Projects include trail maintenance, weeding, planting, litter and debris removal, and…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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