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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 211–220 out of 587 events
from May 5, 2016 to January 28, 2017
in Education (x) category

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Jun 7

Partnerships Academy Workshop: Partnering for Success (Staten Island)

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this workshop, participants will gain the skills to build strong relationships with businesses, government, and other organizations.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Jun 8

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jun 8

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Nuyorican Poets Cafe

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Arts, Culture & Fun as poets from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe perform dynamic works of spoken word and lead a writing and performance masterclass.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 8

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hike to Buttonbush Swamp to listen for frogs.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Jun 9

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live Concert Series

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Summer on the Hudson brings Raga Kids, a trio of teaching artists specializing in Indian classical music on Indian instruments.
Category: Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 9

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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