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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 May 30, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun20

Cooking Without Electricity!

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Use bike blenders, hand choppers, and good old elbow grease to make delicious snacks without using electricity. On the menu? Smoothies, ice cream, and pesto!
Category: Education, Food
Free!

Jun20

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jun20

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun20

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden, and Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Jun20

Forest Restoration Volunteer Day

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

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Remove invasive weeds and plant native trees and shrubs in two areas of the park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun20

Natural Areas Exploration Day

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas. Learn from natural areas experts and explore the island’s diverse plant and animal communities.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Family Art Project: Big Hand, Little Hand

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using plaster of Paris, create an exact replica of your hand and the hand of one of your family members—maybe Dad’s! Then, build onto your plaster hands with metallic and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Jun20

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come join us every Saturday morning at the Conference House Visitor Center for nature-inspired arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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