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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 121–130 out of 460 events
from May 23, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jun 9

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team for an evening of horseshoe crab monitoring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jun10

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!

Jun10

Alley Creek Salt Marsh Planting

at Alley Pond Environmental Center, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We need your help to plant native grasses at the site to help restore the degraded marsh and improve its capacity to support fish and other wildlife.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun10

Full River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance for a five-mile adventure on the Bronx River, exploring all the freshwater and estuaries sections of the river.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jun10

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!

Jun10

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!

Jun10

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to use a map and compass (provided) while exploring the park; enjoy arts and crafts; light refreshments will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun10

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

Jun10

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun10

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event

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