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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.

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from March 24, 2012 (x) to December 16, 2017
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Jul20

Walking Meditation

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

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Jul20

Queens Botanical Garden Farm Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Jul20

Autism Friendly Day at Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Queens Farm is offering a morning of programming designed specifically for families that have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Tours

Jul20

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jul20

Sunset Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Enjoy a peaceful evening yoga class on the lawns of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Fitness

Jul20

Sunset Wednesdays Welcome Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore what makes the gardens so unique, and learn how to maximize your Wave Hill experience this summer.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul20

Sunset Wednesdays Outdoor Music: Hilliard Greene & The Jazz Expressions

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Appearing for the second consecutive year on a Sunset Wednesday is Bronx-based, upright bass player and composer Hilliard Greene with his powerhouse quartet, The Jazz Expressions.
Category: Concerts, Nature

Must See
Event

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jul21

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jul21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 22, 2016

Jul22

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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