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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 405 events
from August 21, 2017 to December 16, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Aug23

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.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug23

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, August 24, 2017

Aug24

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!

Aug24

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, Waterfront

Aug24

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!

Aug24

It's My Park at Joyce Kilmer Park

at Entrance at 161st Street and Grand Concourse (in Joyce Kilmer Park), Bronx

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner to help beautify Joyce Kilmer Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug24

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug24

The Buzz about Bees

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A local beekeeper and educator from Beezy Bees Honey visits to show a demo hive and beekeeping equipment, teach about pollinators, and offer advice about how to attract pollinators.
Category: Education, Nature, Food, Seniors
Free!

Aug24

Garden Kitchen Lab: Youth Tech Workshop

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids use cameras and learn about nutrition and agriculture, and eat yummy Brooklyn-grown snacks in this two-day workshop!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Food, Youth Tech Workshops
Free!

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Aug24

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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