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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 441–450 out of 605 events
from May 23, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, July 14, 2018

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!

Must See
Event
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!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jul17

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 3)

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan, Bushwick Inlet Park House (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
GreenThumb will now be requiring all community garden groups to have bylaws for the 2019 relicensing.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul17

Pest & Disease Management

at Ten Neighbors Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a conversation about what pests and weeds are causing problems in your garden and which techniques are great to prevent them and rid yourself of them.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jul17

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!

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