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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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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Jul 8

Freshwater Fishing

at The Pool (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

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
Jul 8

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn to paddle with the Rangers and then use your new skills to explore the shores and learn about life at the lake. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Jul 8

Nature Center Adventures

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Nature Center Adventures

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Nature Center Adventures

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

Nature Center Adventures

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 8

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project to to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 8

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jul 8

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Creature Colony with Linda Ganjian

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will use clay, clothespins, and other materials to build creatures that represent something about us, but with superpowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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