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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 640 events
from June 28, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jul 5

Dance Fitness in the Park

at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Category: Dance, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 5

Birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park Night Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about the extraordinary history, ecology, and design of Brooklyn Bridge Park! This tour led by Heather Wolf, Naturalist and Author.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Jul 6

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul 6

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Jul 6

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jul 6

It's My Park at Hope Ballfield

at Hope Ballfield, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with El Puente to garden, weed, and beautify at Hope Ballfield. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul 6

Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 6

Island Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 6

Summer Outdoor Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This is the first of four FREE outdoor summer movies, all set in our wonderful city. Come with your blanket and snacks to sit on the North Lawn in West Stuyvesant.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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