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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 61–70 out of 477 events
from August 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we read stories and do a movement piece about the life cycles of these colorful creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

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

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Sherman Creek Gardening

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

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join our Sherman Creek Garden Crew for an evening of weeding and garden maintenance around the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: A Cultural Tour with Queens Museum Director

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jason Yoon, Director of Education, Queens Museum will lead participants in a stroll across Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The stroll will highlight the history of the park,…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Aug 7

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

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 8

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 8

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

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