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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 141–150 out of 369 events
from June 30, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Jul21

Garden Crew: Kids

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds and compost bins.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

GreenThumb Workshop: Bookkeeping and Accounting

at Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workshop is an introduction to basic bookkeeping tools and systems to manage garden finances, including receipt organization and sticking to a budget.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Jul22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul22

Dunes: Walk and Talk

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This family-friendly, educational walk and talk is designed to increase the appreciation and understanding of Conference House Park's waterfront environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jul23

Summer in the Square: ArtFarm Animals

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Kids will get the unique opportunity to meet and learn about animals in a fun and interactive way.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul23

Wildflower Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Alliance's Horticulture Department for a walk and talk about our favorite subject… flowers!
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

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.
Highlights of this tour include: the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul23

Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for An Evening Stroll in Central Park. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace. Learn…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, July 24, 2015

Jul24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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