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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 444 events
from August 4, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Wetlands Tour

at Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 78th Street and 2nd Avenue

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Student Farm Project: Street Tree Care

at Student Farm Project, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come join The Brownsville East NY Garden Initiative, Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance, and Brownsville Anti-Violence Project as they care for 20 street trees along Belmont Avenue and…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug 5

Weekday Weed Warriors

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Wage a war on weeds and provide an army of support for your local nature center!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

Stories In The Garden: Rad Reptiles

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Summer Children's Garden Program

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Children ages 7-12 are invited to a fun-filled afternoon to explore the garden and connect with nature.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Valentine Ave. and E. 188th Street

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Aug 5

Nature in a Nutshell

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a short, sunset stroll in the gardens and really get to know some of our resident flora and fauna.
Category: Education, Nature

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