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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 11–20 out of 415 events
from June 23, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Jun24

Pollination Headquarters

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Pop-up Audubon II: Water Detectives

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Learn to Ride - Kids

at St. Ann's Avenue and 147th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

Jun24

Hydrangea Hurrah at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hydrangea Hurrah is a family-friendly event with a host of free, fun activities including guest speakers, park tours, floral demos, a kids zone with games, and musical entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Butterfly Block Party

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Everyone’s invited to the Butterfly Block Party in the Flower Garden. Mingle with guest naturalists and meet your local Lepidoptera.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Summer Fest 2017

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come on down to King Manor for Summer Festival! This free event is fun for families, and features historic games, crafts, bubbles, and more! Who doesn't love bubbles?
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun24

Native Pollinators Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Entomologist Lawrence Forcella and naturalists Gabriel Willow and Paul Keim lead fascinating walks to observe our local pollinators at work.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Easter, Talks, Wildlife

Jun24

Ranger's Choice: Camping Gear and How to Use It

at Fort Greene Garden (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This hands on workshop will give you a list of essentials to bring on your next camping trip.
Category: Education
Free!

Jun24

Edible Container Garden Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Plant herbs in a container that you may take with you and grow for seasoning your homemade dishes!
Category: Education, Nature

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