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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 41–50 out of 629 events
from June 2, 2015 to February 27, 2016
in Education (x) category

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Riverdale Park History Walking Tour

at Palisade Avenue, Kappock Street and Independence Avenue (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The tour will include marvelous views of the Hudson River, famous tales of the neighborhood’s great estates, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Family Art Project: Weather and Washes Outdoors

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Capture what you see by combining mists of watercolor with stains, splashes, and drips to make an atmospheric vision.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jun 7

Pop-Up Audubon: Incredible Invertebrates

at Vanderbilt Street Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the freshwater ecosystems of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Discovery Day

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Jun 7

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

LaGuardia Corner Garden Rose Walk

at LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Each of the blooming roses will be labeled. A Rosarian will be on hand to answer questions about roses.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jun 7

Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to check on the flax crop they planted in the Spring and try out the tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 7

Summer on the Hudson: Let's Dance

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, cha-cha, and bachata lessons and group social dances led by master teachers from the Piel Canela Dance and Music School.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, June 8, 2015

Jun 8

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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