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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 31–40 out of 416 events
from July 30, 2016 to December 29, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Outdoor Movie Night: The Goonies

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Setting out to find a way to save their homes, The Goonies find a treasure map and go in search of the treasure of the legendary pirate, One-Eyed Willy.
Category: Nature, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

It's My Park at Gateway Triangle

at Gateway Triangle, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education and Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 1

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 1

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

It's My Park at Gateway Triangle

at Gateway Triangle, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with League Education and Treatment Center to help care for Gateway Triangle through weeding, litter removal, and leaf raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug 2

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Garden Crew

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds at Friends’ Compost and Garden Site.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 2

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

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