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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 221–230 out of 433 events
from May 30, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun28

Saltwater Fishing

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
SOH and NYC Urban Park Rangers connect you to the life living within the Hudson River. Come for the fishing, stay for the Arm of the Sea puppet theatre and the river-related arts…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun28

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the freshwater ecosystems of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Soundview 'Devil's Belt' Ramble

at Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology, geology, and history of the river, its delta, and its estuary.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Jun28

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Talks

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jun29

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun29

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join a tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jun30

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun30

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!

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