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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.

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from March 3, 2012 (x) to December 6, 2015
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Aug21

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug21

Breukelen Farmers Summer Camp

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Young farmers and gardeners have a unique opportunity to explore past and present farming practices on the historic Wyckoff Farm. Grow. Plant. Make. Play. Dig In!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Summer Program at HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers children in our diverse metropolitan area a rare opportunity to learn about science and nature through practical,hands-on experiences in an outdoor environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Festival De Las Flores

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come see the Colombian floral artisans who are coming to New York for the Festival de las Flores as they assemble their unique creations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Aug21

North Woods

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug21

Night Walk in Inwood Park

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Take an evening nature walk with naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Aug21

FrogWatch USA

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us for monthly monitoring sessions where we listen for the calls of local frogs. Frog Watch USA is a nationwide program that monitors and tracks amphibian populations by…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Aug22

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

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