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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 11–20 out of 445 events
from July 23, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jul24

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 25, 2018

Jul25

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!

Jul25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition “Au Naturel” explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Jul25

Community Days at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore and help maintain the three community-designed gardens: vegetable, native plant, and sculpture. Experience kids crafts, adult art programs, meditation, exercise, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul25

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul25

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
Jul25

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island’s history has shaped our natural areas!
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Jul25

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!

Jul25

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!

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