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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 91–100 out of 304 events
from July 29, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Composting 101

at Central Pavilion (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Composting 101 August 10 and 17 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Have you wanted to start composting but have no idea how to start? If so, then join Audubon New York and the NYC Compost Project…
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Aug 10

Birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join birder and naturalist Heather Wolf to learn about the birds of the Park and tips for how to spot them.
Category: Nature, Tours

Aug 10

Wednesday Night Tour: Birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join birder and naturalist Heather Wolf to learn about the birds of the park and tips on how to spot them.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Waterfront

Aug 10

Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Bronx Salsa Fest with Orquesta SCC

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Each Sunset Wednesday, enjoy outdoor concerts by vibrant New York City musicians who will bring a pop sensibility to their performance on Wave Hill’s Great Lawn.
Category: Concerts, Nature
Free!

Aug 10

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike to Walker Pond to listen for (and possibly see) frogs. Headlamp or flashlight require
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 11

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

City Chicken Institute: Auto-Watering Systems

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about several options for providing your chickens with fresh water year round and some simple ways to reduce your chores.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Aug 11

Central Park Tour: East Side Evening Stroll

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southeast corner of the Park to Bethesda Terrace..
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug 12

Orchid Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
As part of the upcoming exhibition, "Taiwan: A World of Orchids", orchids will be available for sale, while supplies last at Queens Botanical Garden in the Gift Shop.
Category: Nature, Markets

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