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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 313 events
from August 2, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at General Jose Marti (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, open to visitors only on Central Park Conservancy guided tours and during limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See
Event
Aug 9

Wrath and Resilience: Film Shorts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Guest curator Andrew Ingall selects five recent films by independent filmmakers who represent a diverse group in terms of geography, genre and form.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies

Aug 9

Hike & Draw

at Sachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a natural artistic hike presented by the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Aug10

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Billopp Shores: The Ebb and Flow of Man and Nature

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Aug10

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

Aug10

EcoCrafts

at Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Recycle used and natural materials into new creations at Classic Playground. Projects include wearable crafts, re-purposed items, and creative ways to look at nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Aug11

Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug11

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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