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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 211–220 out of 541 events
from June 25, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jul22

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
Jul22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at Ft. Hamilton Senior Center

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Jul23

Family Art Project: Spray a Watercolor Garden

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden painting made without brushes, inspired by all the flowering plants in the garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul23

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Jul23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

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

Jul23

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul23

Orchard Beach Lagoon Birding Excursion (Intermediate)

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience preferred; for ages 8 and older. Registration is required.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Wildlife
Free!

Jul23

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul23

Cooking Demo: Edible Flowers

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Sample some delicious flowery recipes with Chef Stephen Rosenberg of Great Performances, then take a stroll with a horticultural interpreter to view gourmet blossoms in the garden.
Category: Nature, Tours, Food

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