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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 331–340 out of 496 events
from March 28, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May27

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South (in Forest Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

May27

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May27

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

May28

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Conservancy Docents provide Waterfront Walks educating the public on the park’s unique design, history, and ecology.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May28

Wildlife Viewing: Birding

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May28

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Basic Orienteering

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On an orienteering program, you will learn the skills to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

May28

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to volunteer!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May28

Wildlife Viewing: Nocturnal Wildlife

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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