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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 51–60 out of 477 events
from July 31, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

Shutter Shop on Shore Road Volunteer Restoration Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The ca. 1840 Greek Revival Bartow mansion features interior window shutters—sadly in need of repair—that help protect from summer's sun and winter's chill.
Category: Education, Volunteer

Aug 5

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
Aug 5

Garden Crew

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get dirty helping out at the Compost Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 5

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

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

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
Aug 6

Little Bay Park Invasive Removal and Site Clean Up– NAVigator Qualifying Project

at Utopia Parkway & 14th Road (in Little Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Little Bay Park to help care for a newly planted forest and tidy up the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 6

Shutter Shop on Shore Road Volunteer Restoration Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The ca. 1840 Greek Revival Bartow mansion features interior window shutters—sadly in need of repair—that help protect from summer's sun and winter's chill.
Category: Education, Volunteer

Aug 6

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
Aug 6

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

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein as he leads his geology, history and natural history walk through Highbridge Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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