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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 61–70 out of 358 events
from June 28, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Wave Hill 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 at the Wave Hill gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jul 9

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul 9

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers; then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Bike New York: Learn to Ride-Adults

at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Adults is a free class for adults and mature teens who are ready to ride. Doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Jul 9

Saltwater Fishing

at Harlem River Drive Greenway Park

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Jul 9

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jul 9

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul 9

Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial: Photo Walk at Fort Wadsworth

at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and tour the neighboring Fort Wadsworth National Park with professional photographer Ed Coppola.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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