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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 1–10 out of 184 events
from August 4, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Tours (x) category

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

Wetlands Tour

at Wetlands Tour Location (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug 5

Wednesday Night Tours: Bugs 'N' Blooms

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Explore the fascinating world of ladybugs, bees, dragonflies, and other insects who make Brooklyn Bridge Park their home.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 5

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights on a summer, sunset evening. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Central Park Tour: An Evening Stroll in Central Park

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn about the Central Park Zoo, the Arsenal, Balto, The Mall, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, and the lake along the way, on this tour designed for New York summer evenings.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, August 7, 2015

Aug 7

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

Aug 7

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Bronx Food & Farm Tour

at Padre Plaza, Success Garden (in ), Bronx

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Arts in the Garden tour! At Padre Plaza Success Garden, we will learn how to press plants for use in art or to compile botanical samples of what we grow. We’ll enjoy…
Category: Tours

Aug 8

Co-op City Historic Walking Tour

at Barnes and Noble, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
There are some surprising secret places in this part of the Bronx. Come explore Co-op City and surrounding neighborhoods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking

Aug 8

Wrath In The Garden Walk: Plants Strike Back

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day on a walk to uncover the more sinister aspects of the garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

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