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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 231–240 out of 473 events
from June 20, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Jul21

Fitness in the Park

at Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join the Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition for Saturday morning 'Fitness in the Park' light exercise sessions.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul21

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

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

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Excursion: Clearwater Sail on the Hudson

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Setting sail from the Yonkers Pier, get closer to the majestic Palisades and experience the serenity of the river.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing

Jul21

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!

Jul21

Animal of the Month Club: Northern Harrier

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Norhtern Harrier is considered one of the most agile and acrobatic raptor in North America. Join the Urban Park Rangers in Brookfield Park as we look for the Northern Harrier.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jul21

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

Jul21

Stop and Prune the Roses

at Jenny's GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let your roses be the star of the show through proper pruning and caretaking.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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