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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 331–340 out of 473 events
from June 22, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Baylander Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Compost Tea & Extract

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Make a compost brew for your thirsty plants! Compost tea allows you to spread the wealth of your compost pile by creating an explosion of beneficial bacteria and fungi found in compost.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature

Aug11

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebration of Ingmar Bergman - Movie Screening: Autumn Sonata

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the iconic director of The Seventh Seal, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals, Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Aug12

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

Aug12

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
Aug12

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's CoveQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse (LICCB) offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove, located just north of the park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Aug12

Music in the Garden: Women's Raga Massive

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join Women’s Raga Massive for a series of improvised pieces, original works, and raga-inspired tributes to female heroes, embodying the collaborative and communal spirit of life.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Aug13

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!

Aug13

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

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