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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 1–10 out of 3,609 events
from March 3, 2012 (x) to December 20, 2014
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Jun29

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Jun29

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jun29

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun29

Forest Restoration at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join staff removing invasive plants and restoring trails.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun29

Randall's Island Park Trail Maintenance

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come join the Randall's Island Park Alliance Natural Areas Crew to maintain the trail in the Freshwater marsh. Tasks include weeding invasive vegetation and pruning trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun29

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
Jun29

MillionTreesNYC Tree Care Workshop and Care Day in Staten Island

at 1125 Bay Street, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help water and care new street trees that have been planted Staten Island!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun29

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun29

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jun29

Freshwater Fishing

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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