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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 11–20 out of 558 events
from May 28, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

It's My Park at Duarte Square

at Juan Pablo Duarte Square, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help the Washington Heights Gardening Crew garden in and around the square.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Salt Marsh Cleanup at Alley Creek

at Alley Pond Park Environmental Center, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will remove debris and trash that is damaging a large section of the marsh and prepare the site for the planting of native grasses.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Harmony Park

at Entrance at Hattie Jones Court (in Harmony Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please come out and join Harmony Park Homeownwers Association as they clean and spruce up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Fort Greene Park Visitor Center and Museum Reopening

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a day of tours, service projects, and games to kick-off the summer season and celebrate the recently-opened Visitor Center and Museum.
Category: Nature, Games, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May30

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, North Woods (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May30

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Park Day at Prospect Park

at 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It’s My Park Day, volunteers will gear up with brooms, shovels, rakes, paint brushes, and trash grabbers to tackle a major cleanup effort in Prospect Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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