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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 348 events
from August 20, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug20

Nature Walk & Talk: Do You Hear an Echo?

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:45 p.m.
How do animals find each other in the dark? Take an evening walk with naturalist Paul Keim to learn how bats, frogs, crickets and katydids use sound for location and…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug21

Free Coastal Classroom

at Kaiser Park Entrance, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
These free summer classes are designed to help youth entering 6th, 7th or 8th grades discover local coastal ecosystems, and the many ways that NYC is a city of water.
Category: Education, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Aug21

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug21

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!

Aug21

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
Aug21

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

Aug21

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug21

Art in the Park: Life Drawing

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come draw a model from life: a great way to enjoy the age old practice of drawing the human body from observation and taking in a summer evening!
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Aug21

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug22

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids

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