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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 171–180 out of 473 events
from June 20, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jul10

Greenbelt on the Go: Morning Hikes for Adults in Green Spaces throughout Staten Island

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a weekly leisurely walk through our different parks on Tuesdays in July and August.
Category: Nature, Seniors, Hiking
Free!

Jul10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Japanese Drummers

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for special concerts featuring the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jul10

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul10

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!

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jul11

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul11

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night: Salsa with Piel Canela Dance

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Dance to the sounds of DJ Cocotaso as he spins salsa, merengue, bachata, and more!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Nature, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Jul11

Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Free, outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Jul12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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