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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 401–410 out of 794 events
from April 18, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Jun14

NatureFest at Willowbrook Park

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a nature walk through the park, enjoy arts and crafts and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun14

Friends of Fort Totten Parks' Family Fun Day

at 33rd Road and 215th Place (in Crocheron Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and join us for a fun afternoon of free activities including games, rides, craft projects, pet microchip clinic and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Games, Kids, Dogs, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun14

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Entrance to the Ravine, downhill from the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun14

Family Camping in Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jun15

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: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
Jun15

Summer on the Hudson: Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join The Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. Weather permitting. No registration required.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun15

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

Must See
Event
Jun15

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. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun15

Seining

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. Participation in a mandatory safety review lead by a trained…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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