Education

New York City's parks are a natural classroom. Enjoy this opportunity to learn through free and hands-on lectures on nature, history, gardening, and much more.

Education Events

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Jul29

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Friday, July 30, 2021

Jul30

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Jul30

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Jul30

Virtual Tinker Lab STEAM Summer Camp (Phenomenal Physics)

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
With a blend of live and asynchronous learning, we will be use engineering to construct tall towers, solid structures, and bridges.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Jul31

Bayswater Park Wetland Restoration

at Beach 35th Street and Norton Avenue (in Bayswater Park)Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect wetland areas in Bayswater Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as debris in order to…
Free!

Jul31

CANCELLED: Children’s Read-Aloud

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Randall's Island Park Alliance and the Queens Mobile Library at the Urban Farm for snacks and a good book (or two)
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Summer on the Hudson: Great Hudson River Fish Count!

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help collect and catalogue our neighbors in the Hudson River using seine nets, minnow traps, or rods and reels!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul31

Coastal Exploration Hike

at Cornelia Avenue and Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
You never know what you may observe on this exploration of clues left behind by some of the species that call this area their home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Jul31

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

All About Bats

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an evening of fun-filled facts about these amazing mammals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Sunset Hike

at Corner of Furman and Old Fulton Streets (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
As the sun hangs low over on the horizon, the park morphs into a magical realm. Witness the wonder of sunset with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Aug 1

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Greenbelt Bug Club

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us, for the Greenbelt’s Summer Bug Club. Participants will learn what it takes to be an Amateur Entomologist by exploring the world of insects!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 1

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Art Workshop: Alchemy; Trash to Art with Dominika Ksel

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Aug 1

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Monday, August 2, 2021

Aug 2

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Bites: Hiking Safely with Ticks

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
During this video lesson we will discuss the best practices to avoid ticks while still enjoying the great outdoors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 2

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 2

Photo Scavenger Hunts

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore Inwood Hill Park with your family and neighbors with themed Scavenger Hunts. Match all of the pics on your list and walk home with a prize. This course is intended for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Hudson RiverKids

at Virtual This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together a multitude of creative activities and story hours that stimulate the imagination as well as sing-alongs and music that will make you dance and shake.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Aug 3

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Financial Lit 101

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Financial Lit 101 offers free workshops in basic finance topics that should have been taught in school, but wasn’t. Let instructors give you the basic tools you need to begin your journey to financial freedom.
Free!

Aug 3

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 3

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 3

Resume Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.
Free!

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Aug 4

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Mobile Media Workshop

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help!
Free!

Aug 4

River Project: Diversity Digest

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
During Diversity Digest, you'll learn what it means to be a naturalist, cataloging local wildlife with the free iNaturalist app and sharing your observations with the HRPK community!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 4

Finding the Alphabet

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids take pictures of nature and architecture resembling the different letters of the alphabet, and put them together in Stop Motion Studio to spell their names.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Aug 5

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Lunch & Lit Event

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us this summer for our inaugural Lunch & Lit program. Bring a book and join Elizabeth Howard, our writer in residence, for a literary conversation.
Free!

Aug 5

Open Orchard School: Cooking with Summer Stone Fruit

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
The Open Orchard School series gives participants a hands-on, behind-the-scenes view of the creation of The Open Orchard, a future public orchard containing 100 trees and hundreds of rare and heirloom varieties once grown in the NYC region.
Free!

Aug 5

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Free!

Aug 5

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug 5

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 5

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 5

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Aug 5

Tomato Heaven Part Three: Summer Care, Abundant Harvest, Saving Seeds

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
It’s hot, hot, hot—perfect weather for tomatoes as long as they get ample water. Learn how to nurture tomatoes for maximum harvest.
Free!

Friday, August 6, 2021

Aug 6

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Aug 6

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Inwood Street Tree Care

at Ellwood Street and Sherman AvenueManhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.
Free!

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Aug 7

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Aug 7

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Art Workshop: Off the Wall; A mural workshop with Salpy Samerdijian

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Aug 7

Nature's Workshop: Sounds of Nature

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in discovering music in nature by using natural materials and exploring the sounds inside the park.
Free!

Aug 7

Nature Explorers

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids will have fun exploring the farm and nearby gardens through guided nature activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Gather Around the Campfire

at Rockaway BeachQueens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us at Rockaway Beach for campfire activities! Learn about campfire safety, and sing along to some fun campfire songs with the Urban Park Rangers. Registration Required.
Free!

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Aug 8

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Aug 8

Greenbelt Bug Club

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us, for the Greenbelt’s Summer Bug Club. Participants will learn what it takes to be an Amateur Entomologist by exploring the world of insects!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 8

Nature Exploration: Plants and Pollinators

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they explore the ways pollinators help to beautify Marine Park.
Free!

Aug 8

Great Trees of Astoria Park

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about some of the many and varied tree species that can be found in this neighborhood park and learn some ways to identify them on this walk.
Free!

Aug 8

Doggie Day Hike

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a stroll through the forest with your four-legged friend on this dog friendly hike. Dogs are required to be on-leash.
Free!

Aug 8

Queensboro Dance Festival's Summer Sundays at Socrates: Learn Classical Indian Dance with Antara Saha

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn classical Indian dance’s beauty and expressiveness of arm and hand movements, as well as rhythmic steps and storytelling with teacher Antara Saha.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Harlem Rocks! Geology Hike

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our park rangers on a geology walk of Harlem to explore the dramatic rock outcroppings. Registration required.
Free!

Aug 8

Kin to the Cove August Beach Gathering

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Artist Sarah Cameron Sunde hosts this community-powered environmental public art project connecting people to the water at Hallet's Cove Beach.
Free!

Aug 8

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Monday, August 9, 2021

Aug 9

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 9

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 9

Photo Scavenger Hunts

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore Inwood Hill Park with your family and neighbors with themed Scavenger Hunts. Match all of the pics on your list and walk home with a prize. This course is intended for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Hudson RiverKids

at Virtual This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together a multitude of creative activities and story hours that stimulate the imagination as well as sing-alongs and music that will make you dance and shake.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Aug10

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Reading and Recreation

at Poe ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
There will be reading, spelling and writing activities, including bilingual read aloud, sharing reading tips with parents, and recreational activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Webinar: Care Captain Training

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This remote presentation will teach you to become a ‘Care Captain’ and empower you to help protect and care for street trees.
Free!

Aug10

Resume Writing 101

at Herald SquareManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this one-hour class, you’ll learn what it takes to make a great resume and begin the process of writing your own.
Free!

Aug10

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug10

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug10

Resume Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.
Free!

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Aug11

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Mobile Media Workshop

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help!
Free!

Aug11

River Project: Ask a Scientist

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Dive into a fascinating science topic each month, explore current Park research with a local STEM expert and ask your burning science questions during a live Q&A session!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug11

Finding the Alphabet

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids take pictures of nature and architecture resembling the different letters of the alphabet, and put them together in Stop Motion Studio to spell their names.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Hudson River Tours: Tide Deck

at Hudson River Park's Pier 26Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn all about our Tide Deck's ecological communities that represent the Park's native landscapes, including woodland forests, rocky tidal zones and the Hudson River itself.
Free!

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Aug12

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Indigo Dye Workshop with Iviva Olenick

at Outdoors at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join artist Iviva Olenick for this hands-on workshop. Learn how to naturally dye silk with indigo leaves!
Free!

Aug12

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Free!

Aug12

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug12

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug12

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug12

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Friday, August 13, 2021

Aug13

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Aug13

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Send your child on an adventure back in time this summer at Van Cortlandt House Museum at our Adventures in Time Summer History Camp.

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Aug14

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Aug14

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Aug14

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community.
Free!

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Aug15

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Aug15

Outdoor Skills: Orienteering

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on our Orienteering program and learn how to read a compass and map to help guide your way in the forest.
Free!

Aug15

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug15

Camping 101

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Thnking about camping soon? Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn everything you need to know to be confident spending your first night in the woods.
Free!

Aug15

Queensboro Dance Festival's Summer Sundays at Socrates: Learn West African Dance with Fanike

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jump in on a high-energy, uplifting, West African dance class with teacher Fanike accompanied by live drumming!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Monday, August 16, 2021

Aug16

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug16

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug16

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug16

Photo Scavenger Hunts

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore Inwood Hill Park with your family and neighbors with themed Scavenger Hunts. Match all of the pics on your list and walk home with a prize. This course is intended for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Hudson RiverKids

at Virtual This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together a multitude of creative activities and story hours that stimulate the imagination as well as sing-alongs and music that will make you dance and shake.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Aug17

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug17

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug17

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug17

Resume Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.
Free!

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Aug18

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug18

Mobile Media Workshop

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help!
Free!

Aug18

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug18

Finding the Alphabet

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids take pictures of nature and architecture resembling the different letters of the alphabet, and put them together in Stop Motion Studio to spell their names.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

River Project: Shell-ebrate Oysters

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the HRPK River Project staff and learn how to monitor oysters, restore local habitat and understand the beneficial ecological impacts that oysters provide for the Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary.
Free!

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Aug19

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug19

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Free!

Aug19

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug19

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug19

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug19

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Friday, August 20, 2021

Aug20

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Aug20

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Aug21

Farmhouse Family Day; Beautiful Bees

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us in making arts and crafts for World Honey Bee Day and explore our historic farm and grounds all during Family Day!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Aug21

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Free!

Aug21

Art Workshop: Ballon Smash; fluid painting workshop with Barbara Oakley

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Aug21

Nature Explorers

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids will have fun exploring the farm and nearby gardens through guided nature activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Aug22

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Aug22

Fossil Exploration Workshop

at Bush Terminal Park Entrance on 43rd Street (in Bush Terminal Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The rocks that make up the jetty at Bush Terminal Piers Park are full of tiny fossils. Learn how they formed, how they got to Brooklyn, and see them up close. Registration Required.
Free!

Aug22

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug22

Queensboro Dance Festival's Summer Sundays at Socrates: Learn Tinikling Filipino Folk Dance with Karesia Batan

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join teacher Karesia Batan to learn a popular national dance of the Philippines where dancers gracefully hop through bamboo poles to mimic the tinikling bird.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Camp Kids

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Great Trees of Tompkins Square Park

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Trees have a special place in our environment. Join us for a hike of Tompkins Square Park in search of different species and learn some ways to identify these trees during the summer season.
Free!

Aug22

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park. Participants chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Aug. 16.
Free!

Monday, August 23, 2021

Aug23

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug23

Hudson RiverKids

at Virtual This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together a multitude of creative activities and story hours that stimulate the imagination as well as sing-alongs and music that will make you dance and shake.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Aug24

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Reading and Recreation

at Poe ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
There will be reading, spelling and writing activities, including bilingual read aloud, sharing reading tips with parents and recreational activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Aug25

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Aug26

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids
Aug26

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug26

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, August 27, 2021

Aug27

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Aug27

Scribble Art Camp

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We will be unleashing our art abilities with our sketchbook challenges throughout the day. All camp sessions include a materials kit that comes with a camp t-shirt.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Aug28

Tree Identification Hike

at 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
If you've ever spent time in the woods, you've probably encountered a tree or two that you can't readily identify. You don't need to be a forestry expert to figure it out.
Free!

Aug28

Outdoor Skills: Maps and Navigational Skills

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike around Crotona Park where you will learn how to read maps and other techniques to reach your destination.
Free!

Aug28

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Aug28

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Aug29

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Aug. 23.
Free!

Aug29

Seining

at 3rd Avenue and 147th Street (in Francis Lewis Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for this special seining event! Get up close to fish and other species we net as we explore what lives beneath the surface in the East River.
Free!

Aug29

Queensboro Dance Festival's Summer Sundays at Socrates: Learn Hula Dance with Na Pua Mai Ka Lani Nuiok

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience the grace and joy of hula dance and truly embrace a tropical summer vibe with teacher Na Pua Mai Ka Lani Nuiok.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community.
Free!

Aug29

Art Workshop: Pet Rock and Roll Garden Party with Maureen Catbagan

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Aug29

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Monday, Aug 23.
Free!

Monday, August 30, 2021

Aug30

Hudson RiverKids

at Virtual This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hudson RiverKids brings together a multitude of creative activities and story hours that stimulate the imagination as well as sing-alongs and music that will make you dance and shake.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Aug31

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Sep 1

River Project: Diversity Digest

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
During Diversity Digest, you'll learn what it means to be a naturalist, cataloging local wildlife with the free iNaturalist app and sharing your observations with the HRPK community!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Sep 2

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep 2

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, September 3, 2021

Sep 3

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Sep 4

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Sep 7

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Sep 8

River Project: Ask a Scientist

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Dive into a fascinating science topic each month, explore current Park research with a local STEM expert and ask your burning science questions during a live Q&A session!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Sep 9

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep 9

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, September 10, 2021

Sep10

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Sep11

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Sep11

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Sep14

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Sep16

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep16

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep16

Fall Tips for Street Trees and Tree Beds

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn best practices for keeping street trees healthy and resilient as well as ideas for fabulous fall pollinator plants that are much needed in autumn in this free interactive online class from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Free!

Friday, September 17, 2021

Sep17

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Sep18

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sep21

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Sep23

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep23

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, September 24, 2021

Sep24

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Sep25

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Event

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ocean Breeze Park is a beautiful 140-acre park consisting of wetlands, grasslands, and shrub forests. This area is home to innumerable species of wildlife needing your caring hands as we work together in stewardship and restoration of our beloved park.
Free!

Sep25

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Sep25

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sep28

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sep30

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep30

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, October 1, 2021

Oct 1

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Oct 2

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Oct 5

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Oct 6

River Project: Diversity Digest

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
During Diversity Digest, you'll learn what it means to be a naturalist, cataloging local wildlife with the free iNaturalist app and sharing your observations with the HRPK community!
Free!

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Oct 7

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct 7

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, October 8, 2021

Oct 8

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Oct 9

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Oct12

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Oct14

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct14

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, October 15, 2021

Oct15

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Oct16

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Oct19

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Oct21

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct21

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, October 22, 2021

Oct22

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Oct23

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Oct26

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Oct28

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct28

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Friday, October 29, 2021

Oct29

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Oct30

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Friday, November 5, 2021

Nov 5

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Nov 6

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Friday, November 12, 2021

Nov12

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Nov13

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Friday, November 19, 2021

Nov19

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Nov20

A Stitch in Time: the Cultural and Social Significance of Women's Handiwork

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibition offers a unique display that helps us discover and better understand how needlework has been a been a part of women's cultural and social lives, and also examines how its role has changed from colonial times to the present.
Free!

Friday, November 26, 2021

Nov26

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Friday, December 3, 2021

Dec 3

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Friday, December 10, 2021

Dec10

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Friday, December 17, 2021

Dec17

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Friday, December 24, 2021

Dec24

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

Friday, December 31, 2021

Dec31

Compost Collection and Awareness

at Starlight ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Volunteers will support food scrap collection, sorting, and community engagement around programming along the Bronx River.
Free!

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