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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 1–10 out of 216 events
from August 23, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Education (x) category

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors, Workshops
Free!

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Ecology Park - Forest Restoration

at Ecology ParkBrooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore natural areas and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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

Aug24

Summer Sports Experience: Flag Football Clinic

at 159 Street and Booth Memorial Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This instructional series will feature fundamental instructional drills and strategies for boys and girls ages 9 - 14 in a supervised environment.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Garden Story Hour: Feelings

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy storytelling, songs, movement, and hands-on activities for kids all set in the Wyckoff Children’s Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

August Tour

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Washington Square Park docent for a free tour and learn about the expansive and colorful history of this space.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Aug24

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

Aug24

Historic New York: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Orchard Beach has a rich and significant history dating back to The Great Depression. Take a journey through time and learn about Orchard Beach past and present.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

Aug24

History & Mysteries of Snug Harbor Tour

at Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hidden time capsules, statues, murder, ghost sightings, and more!
Category: Education, History, Tours

Aug24

Learn to Ride

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike and a helmet for this free, fun event for children ages five or older! Show your kids how to ride a two-wheeler. Exact location: Tudor Park , Asphalt Softball Field…
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

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