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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 11–20 out of 477 events
from June 27, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 29

It's My Park at Lawrence Triangle

at Lawrence Triangle, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Boy Scouts of America to add a fresh coat of paint for the wrought iron fencing at Lawrence Triangle.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jun 29

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Kaiser Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 29

Sunset Wednesdays Welcome Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore what makes the gardens so unique, and learn how to maximize your Wave Hill experience this summer.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

Green Neighborhoods: Soundview

at Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be trained in street tree identification and best practices for street tree stewardship.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 30

It's My Park at McLaughlin Park

at Corner of Jay Street and Cathedral Place (in McLaughlin Park), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The GreenWorks Team to help care for McLaughlin Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 30

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jun 30

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 30

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: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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