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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 291–300 out of 507 events
from June 21, 2018 to December 26, 2018
in Education (x) category

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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, Seniors

Aug 4

Farmer's Market

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by and grab your veggies, fruits, herbs, seeds, and local crafts at affordable prices. Make a day of it and check out other events that may be happening that day, including workshops, family day, or hands-on skill building.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Markets, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug 4

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
Aug 4

Herbal Medicine Workshop and Demonstration with Karen Rose

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In this hands-on medicine making class we will focus on creating a home first aid kit for summer maladies.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Hands On History: Games Day

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Try your hand at toys children would have played with over 200 years ago and enjoy fun and games on the King Manor grounds.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, Tours, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Watercolor Workshop: On the Farm

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this seasonal series of classes, learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Aug 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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, Seniors

Aug 5

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

Monday, August 6, 2018

Aug 6

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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