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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 21–30 out of 721 events
from May 6, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Prospect Park Alliance Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to the ongoing care of the Park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

May 7

Marble Hill – Whose is it Anyways? - A Bronx Week Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

at Outside Chase Bank, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit the sites of old toll bridges, riverbeds, and train tracks, learn about a once-famous bicycle racing track, and a never-completed ballpark which might have hosted a World Series.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

May 7

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 7

NatureFest 2016

at Snug Harbor Culture Center (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 a.m.
The Museum’s annual environmental fair will include free activities for children and adults, nature walks, information tables, and arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 7

Historical Walk: Jane's River Sisters

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Jane Jacobs may have never set foot in the South Bronx, but there are many examples of how community activism has made neighborhoods all but written off in the 1960s. Join our…
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Corner of Victory Avenue and Bay Street (in Tompkinsville Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The volunteers will be raking leaves, planting, and doing overall park beautification. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Valentino Pier

at Valentino Pier, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Boaters to do a general cleanup at Valentino Pier.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Jennifer's Annual Flushing Bay Shoreline Cleanup

at World's Fair Marina, Pier 1 (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Empire Dragon Boat Team, in partnership with Riverkeeper and NYC Parks, as we work together to clean-up the Flushing Bay shoreline. Join the cleanup,…
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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