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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 311–320 out of 606 events
from May 23, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun27

Tree Planting & Community Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help re-forest the river banks. There will be a free canoe paddle after this volunteer project.
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun27

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
Jun27

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!

Jun27

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!

Jun27

It's My Park at MacNeil Park

at MacNeil Park Entrance (in Macneil Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Coastal Preservation Network to help clean up the beach shoreline at MacNeil Park in College Point.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun27

Freshwater Fishing

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jun27

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun27

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun27

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

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