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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 61–70 out of 472 events
from August 18, 2017 to December 16, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Aug20

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be doing a general cleanup of the park, as well as maintaining our garden throughout the summer.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug20

Living with Deer

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hear about deer and their behaviors, learn five tips to coexist with these animals, play a Deer Survival Game, and hike to find signs of deer in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug20

Queens Botanical Garden Activity Table

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Every weekend from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., please stop by our activity table to create something new.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug20

Summer Waterfront Celebration at Pier 42

at Pier 42, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring friends and family to enjoy the breeze on the waterfront!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore! Children aged 18 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug20

Outdoor Movie Night: Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish, English Subtitles)

at Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:10 p.m.
Watch the 2004 biopic about the early travels of Ernesto "Che" Guevara outdoors under the stars.
Category: Nature, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 21, 2017

Aug21

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
During our novice Crew Camp, your child will have the totally unique experience of learning to row on the Harlem River in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, Waterfront

Aug21

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug21

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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