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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 542 events
from July 26, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Jul26

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join NYC Parks and the neighbors of Northerleigh Park to clean and beautify the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul26

Dance Fitness in the Park

at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Category: Dance, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jul27

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul27

It's My Park at Clinton Playground

at Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Future Star Productions: Performing Arts & Youth Enhancement Program to mulch tree pits and collect litter at Clinton Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul27

Storytime at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Jul27

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul27

It's My Park at Albemarle Playground

at Children's playground (in Albemarle Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Singing Winds to beautify the garden at Albemarle Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul27

Ed Center Open Hours

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

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