Nature

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, July 29, 2021

Jul29

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Jul29

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Jul29

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Friday, July 30, 2021

Jul30

Project WASTE at Muskrat

at Woodlawn Metro-North StationBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help remove floatable debris from the river to improve its habitat as part of Project WASTE (Waterway And Street Trash Elimination).
Free!

Jul30

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Please note: Registration has ended.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Jul31

Mulch Ado About Parks and Recreation

at Pearson Street and Watson Avenue (in Schmul Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to support your public spaces through upcycling and community service.
Free!

Jul31

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Lake Paddle

at 180th Street and Boston Road (in Bronx Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This guided paddle will take you through wooded sections of the river within the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo.

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Summer on the Hudson: Great Hudson River Fish Count!

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help collect and catalogue our neighbors in the Hudson River using seine nets, minnow traps, or rods and reels!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul31

Beginner Fishing

at Brookville Boulevard and 147th Avenue (in Brookville Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul31

Coastal Exploration Hike

at Cornelia Avenue and Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
You never know what you may observe on this exploration of clues left behind by some of the species that call this area their home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Community Rowing and Birding

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, guests of all ages explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. Community Birding brings birdwatching to the shores of the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

All About Bats

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an evening of fun-filled facts about these amazing mammals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul31

Sunset Hike

at Corner of Furman and Old Fulton Streets (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
As the sun hangs low over on the horizon, the park morphs into a magical realm. Witness the wonder of sunset with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Aug 1

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Sensory Perception Hike

at The Overlook Parking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Use all of your senses and explore the park, searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.
Free!

Aug 1

Nature Exploration: Plants and Pollinators

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Without pollinating animals, most of our flowering plants would be unable to reproduce. Learn about the connections between plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Free!

Aug 1

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 1

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Central Park Super Hike

at Central ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Traverse the entirety of Central Park from the forever wild preserves of the North Woods to the sculptured promenade of the Mall in the south
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Art Workshop: Alchemy; Trash to Art with Dominika Ksel

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Monday, August 2, 2021

Aug 2

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 2

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 2

Photo Scavenger Hunts

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore Inwood Hill Park with your family and neighbors with themed Scavenger Hunts. Match all of the pics on your list and walk home with a prize. This course is intended for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Aug 3

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 3

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 3

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 3

Resume Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.
Free!

Aug 3

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy meditation sessions at Socrates Sculpture Park on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Aug 4

River Project: Diversity Digest

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
During Diversity Digest, you'll learn what it means to be a naturalist, cataloging local wildlife with the free iNaturalist app and sharing your observations with the HRPK community!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 4

Finding the Alphabet

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids take pictures of nature and architecture resembling the different letters of the alphabet, and put them together in Stop Motion Studio to spell their names.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Music on the Green

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall will curate a series of musical performances inspired by nature to provide visitors with a meditative experience of Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest. Each performance, part…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 4

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Aug 5

Greenbelt Summer Adventure (ages 12-15)

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using an adventure based platform, youth will work collaboratively on team and community building activities, while learning essential outdoor skills, and develop their own leadership styles.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Free!

Aug 5

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug 5

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 5

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 5

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Aug 5

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Aug 7

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Event

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ocean Breeze Park is a beautiful 140-acre park consisting of wetlands, grasslands, and shrub forests. This area is home to innumerable species of wildlife needing your caring hands as we work together in stewardship and restoration of our beloved park.
Free!

Aug 7

Sensory Garden Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This tour invites participants to enjoy our gardens in ways beyond sight.
Free!

Aug 7

Basic Canoeing

at Willowbrook ParkStaten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Free!

Aug 7

Historic New York: Bronx River History

at East 174th Street and Sheridan Boulevard (in Starlight Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a guided walk along the Bronx River to learn about the rich history behind the formation of the parks through which it flows.
Free!

Aug 7

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Art Workshop: Off the Wall; A mural workshop with Salpy Samerdijian

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Aug 7

Community Rowing and Birding

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, guests of all ages explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. Community Birding brings birdwatching to the shores of the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Nature's Workshop: Sounds of Nature

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in discovering music in nature by using natural materials and exploring the sounds inside the park.
Free!

Aug 7

Nature Explorers

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids will have fun exploring the farm and nearby gardens through guided nature activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

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 28-31.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Aug 8

Birding: Early Birding

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Aug 8

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug 8

Nature Exploration: Plants and Pollinators

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they explore the ways pollinators help to beautify Marine Park.
Free!

Aug 8

Great Trees of Astoria Park

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about some of the many and varied tree species that can be found in this neighborhood park and learn some ways to identify them on this walk.
Free!

Aug 8

Doggie Day Hike

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a stroll through the forest with your four-legged friend on this dog friendly hike. Dogs are required to be on-leash.
Free!

Aug 8

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Harlem Rocks! Geology Hike

at 110th Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our park rangers on a geology walk of Harlem to explore the dramatic rock outcroppings. Registration required.
Free!

Aug 8

Kin to the Cove August Beach Gathering

at Hallets Cove (in Socrates Sculpture Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Artist Sarah Cameron Sunde hosts this community-powered environmental public art project connecting people to the water at Hallet's Cove Beach.
Free!

Monday, August 9, 2021

Aug 9

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug 9

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug 9

Photo Scavenger Hunts

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore Inwood Hill Park with your family and neighbors with themed Scavenger Hunts. Match all of the pics on your list and walk home with a prize. This course is intended for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Aug10

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug10

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug10

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug10

Resume Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.
Free!

Aug10

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy meditation sessions at Socrates Sculpture Park on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Aug11

River Project: Ask a Scientist

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Dive into a fascinating science topic each month, explore current Park research with a local STEM expert and ask your burning science questions during a live Q&A session!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug11

Finding the Alphabet

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids take pictures of nature and architecture resembling the different letters of the alphabet, and put them together in Stop Motion Studio to spell their names.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Music on the Green

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Carnegie Hall will curate a series of musical performances inspired by nature to provide visitors with a meditative experience of Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest. Each performance, part…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug11

Hudson River Tours: Tide Deck

at Hudson River Park's Pier 26Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn all about our Tide Deck's ecological communities that represent the Park's native landscapes, including woodland forests, rocky tidal zones and the Hudson River itself.
Free!

Aug11

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Aug12

Indigo Dye Workshop with Iviva Olenick

at Outdoors at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join artist Iviva Olenick for this hands-on workshop. Learn how to naturally dye silk with indigo leaves!
Free!

Aug12

Greenbelt Summer Adventure (ages 12-15)

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using an adventure based platform, youth will work collaboratively on team and community building activities, while learning essential outdoor skills, and develop their own leadership styles.

Best For
Kids
Aug12

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Free!

Aug12

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug12

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug12

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug12

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Aug12

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Friday, August 13, 2021

Aug13

Biodiversity Walk

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Freshkills Park researchers will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

Adult Hike - Greenbelt Nature Center

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Want to take a walk but don’t want to go alone? Join us for a hike through the serenity of the Greenbelt. We will explore different trails and enjoy the experience of nature.
Free!

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Aug14

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Aug14

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Nature Meditation Hike

at Rochester Avenue and Eastern Parkway (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on our leisurely meditation hike and enjoy the serenity nature offers.
Free!

Aug14

Staten Island BioBlitz 2021: Pond Ecology

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This community science event will survey some of the biodiversity within the boundaries of Blue Heron Park with the help of scientists, naturalists, educators and the public.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

Nature Exploration: Powell's Cove

at 130th Street and 11th Avenue (in Powell's Cove Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore this unique waterfront park.
Free!

Aug14

Island Hopping by Canoe (Advanced)

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. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens Aug. 4-7.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug14

Community Rowing and Birding

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, guests of all ages explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. Community Birding brings birdwatching to the shores of the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Aug15

Sunday Stewardship Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Park horticulture staff at a volunteer event to improve the ecology of Fort Tryon Park! Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Free!

Aug15

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Outdoor Skills: Orienteering

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on our Orienteering program and learn how to read a compass and map to help guide your way in the forest.
Free!

Aug15

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug15

Nature Exploration: Clove Lakes Park

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Free!

Aug15

Camping 101

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Thnking about camping soon? Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn everything you need to know to be confident spending your first night in the woods.
Free!

Aug15

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug15

Intermediate Canoeing

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Space is limited and participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on August 4-7.
Free!

Monday, August 16, 2021

Aug16

Monday Morning Pitch-In and Urban Park Ranger Nature Exploration Hike at Inwood Hill Park

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

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Show your park some love and join a Monday Morning Pitch-In! New York City’s parks are being used more than ever before as a result of the pandemic, which often means more litter.
Free!

Aug16

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug16

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug16

Photo Scavenger Hunts

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore Inwood Hill Park with your family and neighbors with themed Scavenger Hunts. Match all of the pics on your list and walk home with a prize. This course is intended for all ages!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Aug17

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug17

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug17

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug17

Resume Writing

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.
Free!

Aug17

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy meditation sessions at Socrates Sculpture Park on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Aug18

PhotoFit! - Walking The Trails

at Shorakkpoch Rock (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Walk the beautiful trails of Inwood Hill Park as a group and learn to take compelling photos of Nature on your phone or personal camera. No photography experience necessary!
Free!

Aug18

Finding the Alphabet

at Muscota Marsh (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kids take pictures of nature and architecture resembling the different letters of the alphabet, and put them together in Stop Motion Studio to spell their names.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug18

River Project: Shell-ebrate Oysters

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the HRPK River Project staff and learn how to monitor oysters, restore local habitat and understand the beneficial ecological impacts that oysters provide for the Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary.
Free!

Aug18

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Aug19

Tidy Thursdays at Starlight Park

at Starlight ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Park Alliance for Tidy Thursdays at Starlight Park.
Free!

Aug19

Mobile Media Workshop

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a Media Education coordinator can help! All ages are welcome!
Free!

Aug19

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug19

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug19

Pen Tales: Creative Writing

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore different forms of expression with these creative writing workshops.
Free!

Aug19

Making Music

at Park Terrace East Traffic Circle entrance. (in Isham Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Engage with local musicians from Inwood and Upper Manhattan! Come with your listening ears, a picnic blanket, and every question you've ever wanted to ask a professional musician.
Free!

Aug19

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Friday, August 20, 2021

Aug20

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! In partnership with NYC Audubon.
Free!

Aug20

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Riverside ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

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 August 11-14.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Aug21

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Event

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ocean Breeze Park is a beautiful 140-acre park consisting of wetlands, grasslands, and shrub forests. This area is home to innumerable species of wildlife needing your caring hands as we work together in stewardship and restoration of our beloved park.
Free!

Aug21

Lake Ecology

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Curious to know what lives in your local lake? The Urban Park Rangers will take you around Van Cortlandt Lake while learning about local ecology.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Farmhouse Family Day; Beautiful Bees

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us in making arts and crafts for World Honey Bee Day and explore our historic farm and grounds all during Family Day!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Community Rowing and Birding

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, guests of all ages explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. Community Birding brings birdwatching to the shores of the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug21

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Free!

Aug21

Art Workshop: Ballon Smash; fluid painting workshop with Barbara Oakley

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Aug21

Nature Explorers

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids will have fun exploring the farm and nearby gardens through guided nature activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Aug22

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Fossil Exploration Workshop

at Bush Terminal Park Entrance on 43rd Street (in Bush Terminal Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The rocks that make up the jetty at Bush Terminal Piers Park are full of tiny fossils. Learn how they formed, how they got to Brooklyn, and see them up close. Registration Required.
Free!

Aug22

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug22

Insect Exploration Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Outdoor Skills: Primitive Survival Skills

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
If you were dropped into the wilderness with nothing but the clothes on your back, could you make a fire, build a shelter, or gather clean drinking water?
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Camp Kids

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

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Bryant Park for a fun filled afternoons with music, magic, puppet shows, and science projects, plus arts and crafts between shows!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug22

Great Trees of Tompkins Square Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Trees have a special place in our environment. Join us for a hike of Tompkins Square Park in search of different species and learn some ways to identify these trees during the summer season.
Free!

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Aug24

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug24

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy meditation sessions at Socrates Sculpture Park on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Aug25

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Aug26

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Aug26

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug26

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Friday, August 27, 2021

Aug27

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island 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 August 18-21.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Aug28

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Aug28

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Tree Identification Hike

at 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
If you've ever spent time in the woods, you've probably encountered a tree or two that you can't readily identify. You don't need to be a forestry expert to figure it out.
Free!

Aug28

Outdoor Skills: Maps and Navigational Skills

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike around Crotona Park where you will learn how to read maps and other techniques to reach your destination.
Free!

Aug28

Community Rowing and Birding

at Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, guests of all ages explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats, accompanied by staff who teach them about the local waterways. Community Birding brings birdwatching to the shores of the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug28

Nature Exploration: Inwood Hill Park

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. To enhance your experience, please bring your own binoculars and field guides.
Free!

Aug28

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration opens on Aug. 18-22.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Aug29

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug29

Seining

at 3rd Avenue and 147th Street (in Francis Lewis Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for this special seining event! Get up close to fish and other species we net as we explore what lives beneath the surface in the East River.
Free!

Aug29

Urban Wildlife Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
oin the Rangers to learn about our interesting neighbors, such as birds, squirrels, raccoons, snakes and many more.
Free!

Aug29

Art Workshop: Pet Rock and Roll Garden Party with Maureen Catbagan

at Poppa & Momma Jones Historical GardenBrooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Poppa and Momma Jones Garden will host a series of free art workshops for all ages through the month of August 2021.
Free!

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Aug31

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Aug31

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy meditation sessions at Socrates Sculpture Park on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Sep 1

River Project: Diversity Digest

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
During Diversity Digest, you'll learn what it means to be a naturalist, cataloging local wildlife with the free iNaturalist app and sharing your observations with the HRPK community!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Sep 2

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep 2

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep 2

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Sep 4

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Event

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ocean Breeze Park is a beautiful 140-acre park consisting of wetlands, grasslands, and shrub forests. This area is home to innumerable species of wildlife needing your caring hands as we work together in stewardship and restoration of our beloved park.
Free!

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Sep 5

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Sep 7

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep 7

Sunset Meditation

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy meditation sessions at Socrates Sculpture Park on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Sep 8

River Project: Ask a Scientist

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Dive into a fascinating science topic each month, explore current Park research with a local STEM expert and ask your burning science questions during a live Q&A session!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Sep 9

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep 9

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep 9

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Sep11

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Sep11

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Sep12

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Sep14

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Sep15

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Sep16

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep16

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep16

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Friday, September 17, 2021

Sep17

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! In partnership with NYC Audubon.
Free!

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Sep18

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Sep19

Sunday Stewardship Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Park horticulture staff at a volunteer event to improve the ecology of Fort Tryon Park! Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Free!

Sep19

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sep21

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Sep22

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Sep23

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep23

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep23

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Sep25

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Sep25

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Ocean Breeze Green Team Volunteer Event

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ocean Breeze Park is a beautiful 140-acre park consisting of wetlands, grasslands, and shrub forests. This area is home to innumerable species of wildlife needing your caring hands as we work together in stewardship and restoration of our beloved park.
Free!

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Sep26

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sep28

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Sep29

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: High-Intensity Interval Training

at Hudson River Park's Pier 46 This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bringing fresh and stimulating workouts to HRPK's Pier 46, Healthy on the Hudson's HIIT class is here to keep you active in a fun and refreshing way, all summer long.
Free!

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sep30

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Sep30

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Sep30

Healthy on the Hudson x lululemon: Run Club

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Healthy on the Hudson's Run Club combines fitness and nature, taking you on a scenic journey through your west side backyard and making for a fresh and energetic way to stay active this summer.
Free!

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Oct 2

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Oct 3

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Oct 5

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Oct 6

River Project: Diversity Digest

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
During Diversity Digest, you'll learn what it means to be a naturalist, cataloging local wildlife with the free iNaturalist app and sharing your observations with the HRPK community!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Oct 7

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct 7

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Oct 9

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Oct 9

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Oct10

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Oct12

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Oct14

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct14

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Oct16

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Oct17

Sunday Stewardship Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Park horticulture staff at a volunteer event to improve the ecology of Fort Tryon Park! Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Free!

Oct17

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Oct19

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Oct21

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct21

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Oct23

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Oct26

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Oct28

River Project: Live From the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tune into @HudsonRiverPark's Instagram Live for an insider’s look into the Park's Estuarine Sanctuary as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations and so much more!
Free!

Oct28

River Project: Wetlab Look-Ins

at Hudson River Park's Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Experience the Park like never before by meeting Hudson River wildlife face to face at our Wetlab on HRPK's Pier 40!
Free!

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Nov13

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Nov21

Sunday Stewardship Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Park horticulture staff at a volunteer event to improve the ecology of Fort Tryon Park! Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Free!

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Nov27

Broadway Berm Beautification Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
"Dig in" and help the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks horticulture staff restore Fort Tryon Park’s area along Broadway and the Alpine Garden!
Free!

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