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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 41–50 out of 258 events
from July 28, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Aug 3

Bryant Park Yoga

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
People of all ages and skill levels can perfect their downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: West Side Evening Stroll

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us after work for a casual evening stroll from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 3

Composting with Black Solider Fly Larvae

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Black solider fly larvae (BSFL) are non-pests that rapidly turn food scraps into a high protein feed. Learn about these voracious composting insects and how an outdoor BSFL bin can…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Friday, August 4, 2017

Aug 4

Competitive Rowing Camp

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront

Aug 4

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen Waltuch leads the group of young plant enthusiasts through activity-based lessons about gardens, bugs, soil, colonial history, and everything in between!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Aug 5

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 5

Sharing our Food Traditions: Canning

at Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Preserve the harvest! Learn how to safely can summer bounty to enjoy through the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

Aug 5

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

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