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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 431–440 out of 736 events
from May 3, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, June 24, 2016

Jun 24

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Jesse Owens Playground, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 24

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 15.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Halfway to the Holidays Hike

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Search for evergreens, holly, and other natural features associated with the holiday season.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jun 25

Treasure Hunt

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us as we unlock the island's secrets at The Great Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 25

Saltwater Fishing

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. All equipment is provided.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 25

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.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 25

Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and the Urban Park Rangers invite you to spend a day in West Harlem Piers Park connecting to the life living within the Hudson River.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun 25

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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