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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 391–400 out of 549 events
from May 20, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Thursday, July 12, 2018


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


Teaching with Weeds: Cultivating Love of Wild Plant Medicines

at Taqwa Community Farm (in ), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In this workshop, educators and gardeners will learn ways to help young people develop their plant identification skills.
Category: Volunteer

Friday, July 13, 2018


Summer on the Hudson: Birding Walks

at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we'll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

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Saturday, July 14, 2018


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


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


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


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

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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

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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

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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

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