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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 21–30 out of 745 events
from August 15, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug16

Arts Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark: Rooftop Painting Workshop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Aug17

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

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

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug17

Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

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

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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

Aug17

Prospect Park Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Aug17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Aug17

Central Park Tour: The North Woods – Spanish (Español)

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
El North Woods es el área de bosques más grande del Parque que ofrece a la gente y vida silvestre un refugio forestal de 40 acres en medio de la ciudad de Nueva York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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