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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 463 events
from May 29, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Jun 1

Greenbelt Peepers

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jun 1

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 1

It's My Park at Slattery Playground

at Slattery Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:45 p.m.4:45 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Civics Through The Arts After School Program to plant and water new plants at Slattery Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Friday, June 2, 2017

Jun 2

It's My Park at Pelham Parkway

at 1870 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with ASCNYC to pick up litter at Pelham Parkway.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 2

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 2

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

Jun 2

It's My Park at Crotona Park

at Clinton Playground (in Crotona Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Future Star Productions: Performing Arts & Youth Enhancement Program to do a small cleanup of Clinton Playground at Crotona Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jun 2

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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