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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 523 events
from July 21, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jul21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul21

National Zoo Keeper Week

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Hands-on activities and games challenge visitors to see if they have what it takes to be a zookeeper! Talk to some of our professionals and learn about animal care careers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Weekend Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Jul21

Peace in the Park: Embracing Life's Beauty

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This is a free community event where families and friends have? an opportunity to refresh and recharge amid the natural beauty of Central Park. The event offers the public a p…
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Jul21

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul21

Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

at Orchard Beach (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing...
Category: Nature, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul22

Learn-to-Row 1

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City – no experience necessary!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront

Jul22

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul22

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul22

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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