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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 201–210 out of 497 events
from July 23, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug16

Family Camping

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug16

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:30 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug17

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

Aug17

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
Aug17

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
Aug17

Beautification Event

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust at our monthly beautification days.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug17

Family Art Project: Flutter with the Butterflies

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowers. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug17

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!

Aug17

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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