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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 261–270 out of 551 events
from June 23, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jul27

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jul27

Bi-weekly Gardening Club

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us twice a week as we spruce up Stuyvesant Square and make it a better place for everyone.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Jul27

Greenbelt Summer Day Camp: Mini Camp 2017

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us each week for activities and adventures, including one off-site visit to the Carousel for All Children at Willowbrook Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul27

Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul27

Growing Plants for Dye

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Many of the beautiful plants that we grow in the garden can also be used to color yarn and cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Jul27

Evening Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul27

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

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Visit Bushwick Inlet Park for a whole evening of southern Appalachian traditional music!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Friday, July 28, 2017

Jul28

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!

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Jul29

Birding: Osprey Watch

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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