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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 341–350 out of 467 events
from June 19, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Aug12

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's CoveQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug12

Music in the Garden: Women's Raga Massive

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join Women’s Raga Massive for a series of improvised pieces, original works, and raga-inspired tributes to female heroes, embodying the collaborative and communal spirit of life.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Aug14

Make it Rain: Grants for your Green Space

at GreenThumb OfficeManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Hear from Citizens Committee for NYC and Partnerships for Parks about funding opportunities for community green space projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug14

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Aug15

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug15

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug16

Prospect Park Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug16

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, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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