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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 382 events
from July 27, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

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 the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 30

Family Art Project: Delicate Dragonfly Wings

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects and see them fly upwards and downwards, backwards and forwards, or hover in mid-air.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
We look forward to cleaning up and celebrating in the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 30

Wellness Workshop: Summer Remedies

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tour Wave Hill’s Herb Garden with herbalist Tina Triburgo, then create your own plant-infused products and remedies for summer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Jul 30

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 30

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

Jul 30

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: Nature, History, Tours

Jul 30

It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
When you go exercise in the park, borrow a pair of reusable work gloves from Good.Clean.Fun to pick up some of the trash you may encounter along the way.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 30

Photographer Jane Goodrich: New York Is My Playground

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join photographer Jane Goodrich as she shares her latest works and takes us on a parade around the park to prove New York City is truly for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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