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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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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Staten Island

at Osgood Ave. and Gordon St.

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Stapleton!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 2

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome…
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Not Just Talk Summit - Radical Woman Creating Resilient Communities

at The PointT CDC, Bronx

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Please join The BLK Projek at The Point CDC where they will revisit that space and explore the concept of environment and resilience in a broad sense. This year the…
Category: Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Red Hook Food Vendors

at Ball Field #1 (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Since 1974, the Red Hook Food Vendors have been serving the most authentic and traditional foods from Latin America in New York City. Named after its location--one of Brooklyn's…
Category: Food
Free!

Aug 2

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables? If you’ve ever seen your collard green plants last through the winter, surrounded by snow, you know it’s…
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Adult Art: Symmetry in Motion (Watercolors)

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
From the graceful beauty of a butterfly’s wings to the aerodynamically designed bodies of a dragonfly, formal balance is found throughout the insect world. Discover the…
Category: Art, Seniors

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