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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 21–30 out of 182 events
from August 1, 2014 to December 14, 2014
in Tours (x) category

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a mini tour of one of Wave Hill’s magnificent gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we read stories and do a movement piece about the life cycles of these colorful creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: A Cultural Tour with Queens Museum Director

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jason Yoon, Director of Education, Queens Museum will lead participants in a stroll across Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The stroll will highlight the history of the park,…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk'

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

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

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Nature Exploration with Mike Feller

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Walk the cool lower slope of Highbridge Park and explore native and non-native plants growing in the deep rich soil.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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