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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 216 events
from December 15, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dec15

The Painted Rock Project

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Painted Rock Project is a collaboration between St. Mary's Recreation Center, Senior Marlins and Bronx Works. Starting in the beginning of October, painted rocks will be…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Dec16

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec16

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Neal Dow Avenue and Springfield Avenue (in Westerleigh Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec16

Soundview Green Neighborhood Coastal Cleanup

at Howe Avenue and Hart Street (in Pugsley Creek Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help remove debris from the shoreline of Pugsley Creek! Please note: Registration is full. You can sign up to be added to the waitlist.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Dec16

Rockaway Beach Piping Plover Fencing

at End of Beach 56th Street (in Rockaway Beach), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Parks Stewardship Team and the Wildlife Unit as we care for the habitat and nesting grounds of these endangered shorebirds.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Dec16

Discovery Walks for Families: Statues and Monuments

at East 72nd Street Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly adventure as we discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park’s most beloved children’s sculptures! Central Park Conservancy Guides will lead…
Category: Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

It's My Park at Moore Homestead Playground

at Comfort Station (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Elmhurst Supporters of Parks to rake and collect leaves at Moore Homestead Playground.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec16

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify local parks in Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec16

Hydroponic Garden Tour

at Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of our city's hydroponic gardens, and learn how you can build a small garden for your classroom or home.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec16

Nature Walk: Birds and the Winter Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a guided, brisk walk to see birds and bird habitats in the garden. Along the way, hear about fascinating adaptations that help birds survive the cold.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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