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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 June 29, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Jul 1

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jul 1

Compost 101

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce your waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds.
Category: Nature

Jul 1

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy…
Category: Tours
Free!

Jul 1

Plover Day

at Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks' to celebrate nesting shorebirds! Enjoy educational activities and crafts at this family-friendly event that raises awareness of this amazing shorebird.
Category: Birding, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
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Jul 1

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at Cypress Avenue Entrance (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Canine Coalition to clean and spread mulch at the dog run at St. Mary's Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 1

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jul 1

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 1

Family Garden Walk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Upstander Love Letters with Museum of Impact

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
During this interactive workshop, all are welcome to write, read, and create artistically-decorated letters of support to Upstanders.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 1

Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the ample waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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