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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 381–390 out of 548 events
from May 27, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jul14

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tour

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

Jul14

Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge

at 131 Fort George Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Category: Sports, Volunteer
Free!

Jul14

Ay sí, Alcoholado

at Diamante Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using plants and flowers directly from Borikén (Puerto Rico), we will make alcoholado, a medicinal rubbing alcohol.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

Jul14

Vegetable Gardening (and Eating!) with Kids

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Battery Urban Farm’s Educators will give participants insight on how we plant seeds, tend crops, harvest and cook with budding gardeners.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Open Garden Day NYC

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the community gardening movement and tour dozens of community gardens across NYC!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Tours, Food
Free!

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Jul14

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
Jul14

Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Jul15

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul15

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
Jul15

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's Cove, Queens

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!

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