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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 31–40 out of 519 events
from July 25, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Jul27

Family Performance Festival: EarthCapades

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Watch the amazing tricks and flips of this circus troupe as they teach you about ecological diversity, the inherent right for all species to live in a safe and healthy environment, and…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul27

Kayaking

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a 15-minute trial paddle off the shoreline.
Category: Nature, Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Dragonflies Demystified at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
See dragonflies up close and personal and learn their special secrets.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul27

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks

Monday, July 28, 2014

Jul28

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Jul28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jul29

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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