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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 11–20 out of 182 events
from July 31, 2014 to December 14, 2014
in Tours (x) category

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

History of Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
A pristine forest surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides not only recreation and relaxation but a fascinating glimpse into New York's past.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 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!

Aug 3

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, Tours
Free!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
See the Park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Aug 5

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of three current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Gregory Crewdson’s Fireflies series is being shown for the first time in its entirety;…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: 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 Dunes 'walk and talk' is part of a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of the park.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein as he leads his geology, history and natural history walk through Highbridge Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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