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Wild NYC is at the other end of your doorstep! Explore New York's urban forests, streams, and wildlife with these fun outdoor activities.

Nature Events

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Jun27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun27

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun27

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Jun27

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jun27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Fireworks & Fun

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Kick off the summer season on the island! Enjoy evening games, crafts, and music before the Astoria Park fireworks display at sundown.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the Garden every Thursday, June 6 through September 12.

Best For
Kids
Jun27

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat.
Free!

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun28

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Jun28

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jun28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun28

Central Park Tour: The 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.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun28

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Jun28

Free Rowing in Van Cortlandt Park

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats. Boats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, no reservations.
Free!

Jun28

Evening Farm Experience

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the beautiful Urban Farm. Taste in-season produce, smell the flowers, and learn about the farm’s unique crops and mission.
Free!

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jun29

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jun29

Forest Park - Trail Work

at Metropolitan Ave & Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as close trails in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jun29

Sunset Cove - Salt Marsh Plug Planting

at Sunset CoveQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us as we restore saltwater marsh in Sunset Cove Park with a volunteer plug planting!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun29

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jun29

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Maple Terrace Beach Entrance (in Great Kills Park)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean New Dorp Beach by removing garbage and debris along the shoreline.
Free!

Jun29

It's My Park at Olmsted-Beil House Park

at 4485 Hylan BoulevardStaten Island

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Olmsted-Beil House to help remove weeds and clear paths at Olmsted-Beil House Park.
Free!

Jun29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun29

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Jun29

Fitness in the Park

at Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition for Saturday morning 'Fitness in the Park' light exercise sessions.
Free!

Jun29

Summer on the Hudson: Horticulture Tour of Riverside Park

at Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Riverside Park Conservancy Zone Gardener to explore nature, learn about the park, and discuss special topics in urban horticulture. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Jun29

Fragrant Garden Walk and Lavender Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the Water’s Edge Garden and learn fun facts about the variety of fragrant and medicinal plants.
Free!

Jun29

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Summer Ornamental Plants in The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the common and scientific names, identification features, cultural requirements, and ornamental values of our herbaceous, perennial plants.
Free!

Jun29

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Jun29

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Get lost in nature without ever leaving the city on this tour of the Ramble, a serene 36-acre 'wild garden' in the middle of Central Park.

Jun29

Kayak the Bay

at Little Bay Park Kayak/Canoe Launch Site (in Little Bay Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay's scenic views.
Free!

Jun29

Science in the Bay

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Jun30

Sunset Cove - Salt Marsh Plug Planting

at Sunset CoveQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us as we restore saltwater marsh in Sunset Cove Park with a volunteer plug planting!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun30

Freshkills Park Open Hours

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bike, run, walk, or birdwatch in normally closed areas of Freshkills Park! Six miles of roads will be accessible for the event. Visitors can bring their own bikes or rent one for free.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun30

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jun30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun30

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Rosy Sunday Wellness: Rose Water Spritz Station

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the medicinal qualities of roses and mix your own rose water spritz to use cosmetically or around the house.

Jun30

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Rosy Sunday Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover the amazing diversity of the rose (Rosaceae) family on a gentle stroll through the garden with Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day.

Jun30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun30

Forest Crew Volunteer Day

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us each week to connect with fellow New Yorkers and keep this city beautiful and healthy for everyone!
Free!

Jun30

Science in the Woods with Alley Pond Environmental Center

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
During each program, we will go on a walk, do something kind for the forest, and make something creative.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jun30

Rosy Sunday Cooking Demo: Stop and Eat the Roses

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to incorporate the aromatic flavor of roses into your summer recipes and sample rosy baked goods and a beverage prepared by a talented chef.

Jun30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 1, 2019

Jul 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 1

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Get lost in nature without ever leaving the city on this tour of the Ramble, a serene 36-acre 'wild garden' in the middle of Central Park.

Jul 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Jul 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 2

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jul 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 2

Stewardship at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and learn about your Foodway and how to help protect it! Become an expert and teach others about the space.
Free!

Jul 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night with the City Stompers

at South Beach Gazebo (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
NYC Parks and the City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Jul 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 3

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Jul 3

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul 3

Central Park Tour: Great Lawn Tree Walk

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore Central Park’s iconic Great Lawn, which was once a reservoir that served the City. Discover the history of the area and the flora that surrounds the famous pastoral landscape.

Jul 3

Central Park Tour: The 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.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Jul 3

Outdoor Cinema: Cielo

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The sublime night sky over Chile’s Atacama Desert, as experienced by astronomers, peasants, cowboys, and miners, is the subject of Cielo.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 4

Insect Exploration Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. Experience history, wildlife, birds, bugs, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 4

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Jul 4

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 4

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 4

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden!

Friday, July 5, 2019

Jul 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 5

After Independence Day Seed Starting

at River Park (in Bronx Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to start seeds for a wildflower corridor and community garden vegetables. Seeds, cell trays, and soil mix will be provided.
Free!

Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 5

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Jul 5

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Jul 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Free Rowing in Van Cortlandt Park

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats. Boats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, no reservations.
Free!

Jul 5

Fort Tryon Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Urban Park Rangers for a fun night of crafts, games, stories, and firefly catching!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 5

Stargazing at the Waterfront

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to observe the night sky from Hunters Point South Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jul 6

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul 6

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Days

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to volunteer in a trail maintenance project at Ocean Breeze Park. Participants will help with invasive weed removal and cutting branches of invasive trees for trail closure.
Free!

Jul 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 6

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Jul 6

CANCELLED: Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 6

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents.

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Paddling 101 (Basic)

at Van Cortlandt ParkBronx

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.
Free!

Jul 6

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Jul 6

Accordion in the Garden

at Green DomeBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come stroll in Green Dome garden and be serenaded by French accordion waltzes, gypsy jazz, and even a bit of tango. Accordionist Albert Behar will perform songs from his solo…
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 6

Discovery Walks for Families: Turtle Pond

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your family and discover Turtle Pond — home to five species of turtles who live here year-round.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Plover Day Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the beach? So do nesting shorebirds, including one of New York City's endangered species - the piping plover. At this family-friendly festival, enjoy educational activities and crafts.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Jul 6

Science in the Bay

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Rocking the Boat: Community Sailings

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Rocking the Boat is offering Community Sailing which aims to make sailing a staple of the South Bronx waterfront. Come explore the Bronx River on a youth-built wooden boat and enjoy the views.
Free!

Jul 6

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.

Must See
Event
Jul 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Brooklyn's largest park! Participants are selected by lottery. Registration opens June 26.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 6

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Jul 7

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 7

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

First Weekend: Deserts & Tropics

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about plants in the garden that are native to other climates, including those in a tropical bed a display of cacti and succulents, and other seasonal highlights.

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

The Explorer’s Club: Eastchester Bay Cleanup

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a beach cleanup of Eastchester Bay while learning about coastal ecology.
Free!

Jul 7

Manhattan Gardening Club: Midsummer Growth

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover gardening made easy. Whether you are a new gardener or an experienced one, we can help you learn how to grow and maintain your garden.
Free!

Jul 7

Park of the Month: Crocheron Park

at 35th Avenue at Golden Pond (in Crocheron Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Crocheron Park has a rich history dating back to the late 17th century. Learn more about this local park and explore its natural species.
Free!

Jul 7

Finding Your Way

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn basic land navigation skills, how to use a compass, and other navigation skills while walking through Silver Lake Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Discovery Walks for Families: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Learn about the design of this serene landscape and how the plants and trees contribute to the health of an urban woodland community.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Jul 7

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing from Socrates’ beach at Hallets Cove.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

What's in Bloom in the Heather Garden? July Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne and learn about the dozens of plants currently in bloom.
Free!

Jul 7

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul 7

Succulent Garden Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bring home your own miniature desert environment. Choose from a variety of cacti and succulents to create an open-air succulent terrarium in a ceramic container and learn tips for succulent care.

Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 7

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 8, 2019

Jul 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 8

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.

Must See
Event
Jul 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jul 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 9

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Jul 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul 9

Stewardship at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and learn about your Foodway and how to help protect it! Become an expert and teach others about the space.
Free!

Jul 9

Field Trip: Foodway at Concrete Plant Park

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come along for a tour of NYC Park’s only Foodway, a series of public gardens at Concrete Plant Park with a variety of edible plants, including a nut grove, berry walk, medicinal plants, and vegetables.
Free!

Jul 9

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!

Jul 9

FrogWATCH USA Monitoring

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

8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hike the Greenbelt to monitor its water bodies, listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Free!

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jul10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul10

Fun Stuff In The Park

at Playground for All Children (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Join us for a free series of children's performances featuring music, dance, puppets, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul10

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jul11

Pelham Bay Park - Forest Restoration

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jul11

Willowbrook Park - Forest Restoration

at Archery Field Parking Lot (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jul11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul11

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul11

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Jul11

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul11

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden!

Jul11

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat.
Free!

Jul11

LIC Henge 2019

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on July 11 and July 12 for that unique time when the sun aligns perfectly with the east/west grid of Manhattan as it sets at one of the best viewing sites in the city!
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, July 12, 2019

Jul12

Inwood Hill Park - Forest Restoration

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jul12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul12

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Madison Street Garden Opening Celebration

at Madison Street Community GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Now that the sun is out, come and enjoy some fun activities and food! Feel free to bring your family, an extra dish or beverage, and come enjoy our garden.
Free!

Jul12

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jul12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul12

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Jul12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul12

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Free Rowing in Van Cortlandt Park

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats. Boats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, no reservations.
Free!

Jul12

Kayak Staten Island

at Page Avenue BeachStaten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore at Conference House Park! Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle. Launch help and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

Summer on the Hudson: Birding Tour

at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we'll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!
Free!

Jul12

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Wolfe's Pond ParkStaten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Join us for free overnight camping at Wolfe's Pond Park at Staten Island's south shore. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 3.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul12

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 3.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul12

Stargazing at the Waterfront

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to observe the night sky from Hunters Point South Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul12

LIC Henge 2019

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on July 11 and July 12 for that unique time when the sun aligns perfectly with the east/west grid of Manhattan as it sets at one of the best viewing sites in the city!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jul13

City of Water Day - Kaiser Park Beach Cleanup

at Entrance on Bayview Avenue, near W 31st Street (in Kaiser Park)Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up the beach at Kaiser Park by removing debris from the coastline.
Free!

Jul13

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jul13

City of Water Day - Ecology Park Forest Restoration

at Ecology ParkBrooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore natural areas and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jul13

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul13

Community Tour of the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood ReservoirQueens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Guides from NYCH2O will lead a history, engineering, and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks.
Free!

Jul13

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Days

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to volunteer in a trail maintenance project at Ocean Breeze Park. Participants will help with invasive weed removal and cutting branches of invasive trees for trail closure.
Free!

Jul13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul13

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Jul13

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Island Hopping by Canoe

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Spend a day exploring the islands that surround the Orchard Beach Estuary by canoe. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 3.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul13

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Jul13

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

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!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly-restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.

Must See
Event
Jul13

City of Water Day: Hunter's Point South Park Tour

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will engage with the waterfront by learning about the importance of resilient waterfront design in mitigating climate change effects and how parks can be an extremely effective tool in this effort.
Free!

Jul13

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Free!

Jul13

Science in the Bay

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Science in the Woods with the New York Hall of Science

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the New York Hall of Science for fun, free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. There will be four stations of engineering-themed activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Ice Age New York

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Wisconsin Glacier formed most of our city's hilly terrain. Learn how the Ice Age is still an important part of natural history.
Free!

Jul13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul13

Central Park Tour: The 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.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jul14

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these walks through the gardens and woodlands.

Jul14

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul14

Hand-Poured Citronella Candle Workshop

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Citronella is an all-natural insect repellent made from oil extracted from lemongrass. Learn about the benefits of citronella, then mix and pour your own candles.

Jul14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul14

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Park of the Month: Basic Canoeing at Golden Pond

at Golden Pond (in Crocheron Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Jul14

Discovery Walks for Families: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Ecosystem Explorers: Wildflowers

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you through the park to discover a variety of flora and the ecosystems within.
Free!

Jul14

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Science in the Woods with Alley Pond Environmental Center

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
During each program, we will go on a walk, do something kind for the forest, and make something creative.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Urban Farming Bike Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come for a ride around the island and see a variety of ways produce can be grown in an urban environment.
Free!

Jul14

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul14

The New York City Naturalist Club: Evening Hawk Watch

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Jul14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul14

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping and we look forward to welcoming your family. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 3.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, July 15, 2019

Jul15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jul16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul16

Stewardship at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and learn about your Foodway and how to help protect it! Become an expert and teach others about the space.
Free!

Jul16

HRPK's Community EcoPaddle

at Pier 84Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Hudson River Park and Manhattan Kayak Company at the Pier 84 Boathouse for an evening of kayaking and oyster research

Jul16

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Jul17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Jul18

Roots Workshop: 'Eating Locally – Key Factors in the Search for Local Food'

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.
We'll discuss the importance of buying local for your community as well as the global food system, considering how your dollar impacts your neighborhood and the environment as a whole.
Free!

Jul18

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Jul18

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden!

Jul18

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat.
Free!

Friday, July 19, 2019

Jul19

Harlem - Street Tree Care

at 146th Street and Bradhurst Avenue (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan

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!

Jul19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul19

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul19

Free Rowing in Van Cortlandt Park

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats. Boats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, no reservations.
Free!

Jul19

Picnic & Play

at Field 80 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring out your family and friends for fun games like giant Connect 4, Jenga, and more. Art projects and music, too! Bring a picnic and watch the sunset.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jul20

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul20

Conference House Park - Forest Restoration

at Lenape Playground (in Conference House Park)Staten Island

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jul20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jul20

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Jul20

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Family Day will feature plenty of fun outdoor play spaces, tours of the historic farmhouse space, a fun paper oyster craft, and a guest workshop from the Billion Oyster Project.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

The Explorer's Club: Tibbetts' Brook Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Earn a curiosity stamp as you explore the partially subterranean freshwater stream known as Tibbett's Brook.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Jul20

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Canoeing programs are great for all skill levels, and are open to children 8 years and older. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Free!

Jul20

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean, and Arturo Toscanini.

Jul20

Science in the Bay

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Science in the Woods with the New York Hall of Science

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the New York Hall of Science for fun, free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. There will be four stations of engineering-themed activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Rocking the Boat: Community Sailings

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Rocking the Boat is offering Community Sailing which aims to make sailing a staple of the South Bronx waterfront. Come explore the Bronx River on a youth-built wooden boat and enjoy the views.
Free!

Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

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

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Fort Tryon ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Sleep under the stars at our free overnight family camping program in the beautiful and majestic Fort Tryon Park! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 10.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul20

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Wednesday, July 10.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Jul21

Yoga in the Garden

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
On Sundays through July, enjoy the gardens as the setting for your yoga practice as you find your breath and become connected to the landscape.

Jul21

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul21

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Science in the Woods with Alley Pond Environmental Center

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
During each program, we will go on a walk, do something kind for the forest, and make something creative.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

The New York City Naturalist Club: Nature Exploration

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Free!

Jul21

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul21

Family Camping and Insect Exploration: Brooklyn

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Brooklyn's largest park! Participants selected by lottery. Registration opens on July 10.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Jul23

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Free!

Jul23

Stewardship at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and learn about your Foodway and how to help protect it! Become an expert and teach others about the space.
Free!

Jul23

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Jul24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jul25

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Jul25

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Mad. Sq. Hort: Hort Talks with Louis Sorkin, B.C.E

at Southern Fountain (in Madison Square Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a series of free, lively park walkthroughs led by a diverse group of field experts who will discuss the horticulture of the park through their unique perspectives.
Free!

Jul25

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden!

Jul25

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat.
Free!

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Jul26

Free Rowing in Van Cortlandt Park

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats. Boats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, no reservations.
Free!

Jul26

Evening Farm Experience

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the beautiful Urban Farm. Taste in-season produce, smell the flowers, and learn about the farm’s unique crops and mission.
Free!

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul27

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Days

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to volunteer in a trail maintenance project at Ocean Breeze Park. Participants will help with invasive weed removal and cutting branches of invasive trees for trail closure.
Free!

Jul27

Coastal Cleanup

at 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for our monthly coastal cleanup project in Riverside Park South. Help remove trash and recyclables that are brought in with the tides and pile up along the coastline.
Free!

Jul27

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Jul27

Summer on the Hudson: Horticulture Tour of Riverside Park

at Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Riverside Park Conservancy Zone Gardener to explore nature, learn about the park, and discuss special topics in urban horticulture. Wear comfortable shoes.
Free!

Jul27

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Sustainable Crafts: Tree Cookie Painting

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers are role models who connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world in a safe, supportive atmosphere.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Jul27

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

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!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Natures Workshop: Gardening 101

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover gardening made easy. Whether you are a new gardener or an experienced one, we can help you learn new things and grow your garden.
Free!

Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Conference House ParkStaten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in NYC's southernmost park with the Urban Park Rangers! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 17.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Jul28

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Living with Urban Coyotes

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This program will teach participants about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Free!

Jul28

The New York City Naturalist Club: Midsummer Botany Walk

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Fort Tryon Park is home to one of the most diverse plant ecosystem the city has to offer. Explore this park and its flowers in summer bloom.
Free!

Jul28

Seining

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. First-come, first-served.
Free!

Jul28

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Science in the Woods with the New York Hall of Science

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the New York Hall of Science for fun, free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park. There will be four stations of engineering-themed activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Birding by Canoe (Intermediate)

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the waters of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by a delicate island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 17.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul28

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Jul30

Stewardship at the Bronx River Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come out and learn about your Foodway and how to help protect it! Become an expert and teach others about the space.
Free!

Jul30

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Jul31

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden!

Aug 1

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat.
Free!

Friday, August 2, 2019

Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Camping and Astronomy: Queens

at Fort Totten ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Sleep under the stars! Camp overnight in the park with the Urban Park Rangers. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 24.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Aug 3

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Days

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to volunteer in a trail maintenance project at Ocean Breeze Park. Participants will help with invasive weed removal and cutting branches of invasive trees for trail closure.
Free!

Aug 3

Coastal Cleanup

at 148 Street Hudson River waterfront (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Riverside Park Conservancy partners with TRASH HERO NY to remove trash and recyclables that are brought in with the tides and pile up along the Hudson River coastline.
Free!

Aug 3

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Aug 3

Floral Walk and Flower Crowns

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Tour the Water’s Edge Garden and learn about the beautiful and diverse plants on the Island. After the tour, learn to make a simple flower crown.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Cosmic Cities

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2019 | 12 – 3 PM |… Saturday Sculpture Workshop:Cosmic Cities
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Rocking the Boat: Community Sailings

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Rocking the Boat is offering Community Sailing which aims to make sailing a staple of the South Bronx waterfront. Come explore the Bronx River on a youth-built wooden boat and enjoy the views.
Free!

Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in NYC's largest park with the Urban Park Rangers! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 24.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Aug 4

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Aug 4

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Naturalist Walk

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
View the forest from the perspective of a naturalist as you walk with the Urban Park Rangers along the 1.4-mile nature trail named in honor of longtime Bronx resident and naturalist Cass Gallagher.
Free!

Aug 4

Nature Bike Tour

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bike through Brookfield Park while enjoying the vistas and nature. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Free!

Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Kayaking and Canoeing

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In partnership with LIC Community Boathouse LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Aug 6

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Free!

Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Summer Nights

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden!

Aug 8

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat.
Free!

Friday, August 9, 2019

Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Free Rowing in Van Cortlandt Park

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
25 minutes to explore beautiful Van Cortlandt Park Lake in traditional, handmade wooden rowboats. Boats are available on a first-come-first-served basis, no reservations.
Free!

Aug 9

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Blue Heron Park Preserve (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camp overnight in Staten Island's wild side! Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 31.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Aug10

Great Hudson River Fish Count

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join naturalists along our waterfront as we strap on waders and pull nets to look for fish and other creatures that call the waters around Randall’s Island home.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Gardening and Beach Cleanup

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the summer weather and upcoming events.
Free!

Aug10

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Central Park: Conservatory Garden Tour

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.

Aug10

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

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!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping with the Urban Park Rangers and your family is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and create lasting memories. Participants are selected by lottery. Registration opens on July 31.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on July 31.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Aug11

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience vinyasa yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park with the help of three unique instructors.
Free!

Aug11

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Pelham Bay Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Inwood Hill Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Van Cortlandt Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Fort Totten Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Forest Park

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Blue Heron Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Nature Center Adventures: Marine Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Nature Center Adventure programs include scavenger hunts, nature crafts and games, and getting up close and personal with our nature center animals.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Aug13

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Socrates begins a new partnership with Mindful Astoria to offer the art of mindfulness meditation to the local community.
Free!