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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 381–390 out of 455 events
from May 26, 2018 to October 31, 2018
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug25

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
Aug25

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
Aug25

Seed Keeping: Storytelling and How to Save Seeds

at UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Keeping seeds connects us to our past and to our collective future. Come explore the "why" and "how" of saving seeds and the stories they hold through discussion and hands-on practice.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Aug26

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
Aug26

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallet's Cove, Queens

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!

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Aug28

Sowing Late Summer and Fall Crops

at Charles W. Cooke Farm, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us as we plant vegetables for the fall harvest at this urban farm. Learn which plants are best for the cooler weather.
Category: Nature
Free!

Aug28

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Aug29

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug29

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Less Salt, More Herbs!

at Howard Houses Urban Farm, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to incorporate more fresh, flavorful herbs from the garden into your cooking to help season meats and other favorite dishes!
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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