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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 22, 2017

Jul22

Nature Center Adventures

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn 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
Jul22

Free Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a Washington Square Park docent for this free tour, and learn about this iconic park past and present.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Jul22

Rangers Choice: Medicinal Plants

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how common plants have been used by humans throughout history to ease pain and cure diseases.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jul22

Garden Walk: The Language of Flowers

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Walk the gardens with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to decode hidden messages in herbs and flowers according to the Victorian “Language of Flowers.”
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See
Event
Jul22

Succulent Terrarium Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Create a tabletop terrarium with succulents, known for their easy-to-care-for qualities—perfect for apartment living!
Category: Art

Jul22

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

Jul22

Youth Leadership Council Gardens

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come see what the youth volunteering in our garden through NYC Service are up to, and learn how you can be part of the fun.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Jul22

Plants and Gardening

at Ashford Learning Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with your community. Learn more about plants and gardening.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul22

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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