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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 241–250 out of 476 events
from July 26, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Friday, August 18, 2017

Aug18

Central Park Tour: 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.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug18

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Aug18

Arts, Culture & Fun: La La Land

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Sebastian and Mia are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love...
Category: Nature, Film, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Aug19

Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
This tour will focus on how pollinators, migratory birds, and other wildlife use the habitat and forage provided by the High Line's gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Aug19

Taiwan: A World of Orchids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a day filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECONY).
Category: Nature, Art

Aug19

Fort Tryon Kids: Create Your Gardenscape with Artist Jenae Schwartz

at Stan Michels Promenade (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join local Artist Jenae Schwartz to carefully examine the flowers and butterflies of the Heather Garden. Then create your ideal gardenscape artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Aug19

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Aug19

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug19

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!

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