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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 361–370 out of 699 events
from May 5, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at Fieldhouse Grass (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up and beautify McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 6

Compost Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 6

Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Join us around our roaring campfire for an evening of s'mores, games, and storytelling. To register, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 27th.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 6

Family Camping: Brooklyn

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

6:00 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
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

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

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!

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Monday, June 8, 2015

Jun 8

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

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