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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 51–60 out of 537 events
from June 27, 2017 to November 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Jul 4

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!

Jul 4

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!

Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jul 4

Painting Nature with the Art Student's League

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Jul 4

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Jul 5

Farm and Compost Volunteer Days

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project and lend a hand at our sustainable farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul 5

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Jul 5

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul 5

Dance Fitness in the Park

at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
These classes combine uplifting music and dancing with beautiful views and fresh air.
Category: Dance, Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 5

Birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park Night Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about the extraordinary history, ecology, and design of Brooklyn Bridge Park! This tour led by Heather Wolf, Naturalist and Author.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

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