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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 121–130 out of 559 events
from May 27, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature, Kids, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun 7

Bird Watching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Steve and Heidi Nanz of the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun 7

Garden Buds: For 2s and 3s

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Each class will focus on a different theme and allow your toddler to get a hands-on and fun experience with plants and gardening!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Riverdale Park History Walking Tour

at Palisade Avenue, Kappock Street and Independence Avenue (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The tour will include marvelous views of the Hudson River, famous tales of the neighborhood’s great estates, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and join your neighbors in volunteering to keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 7

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 7

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the freshwater ecosystems of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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