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National Park Events

July 2014

1

TUE

Staten Island

History Tour
Fort Wadsworth
Overlook
11am-12:30pm

2

WED

Brooklyn

Ruffle Bar Kayak Excursion
Floyd Bennett Field
Seaplane Ramp
8:30-11:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Four Sparrow Marsh Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Mill Basin Kayak Launch
1-3pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Camp Gateway Walk Up and Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Seaplane Ramp
2-4:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Beach Concert: British Invasion Tribute
Sandy Hook
Beach E
6pm

3

THU

Brooklyn

Dead Horse Bay Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Gateway Marina
10am-12:30pm

 

 

Westchester

First Thursdays at St. Paul's
St. Paul's Church
7pm

 

 

Queens

Beach Campfire
Jacob Riis Park
Boardwalk and Beach 169 Street
7-10pm

4

FRI

Manhattan

Celebrate America's Independence Day
Federal Hall National Memorial
10am-3pm

 

 

Westchester

Independence Day Celebration
St. Paul's Church
10:30am

 

 

Queens

Kayak Skills Session
Jacob Riis Park
Riis Landing
1-3:30pm

5

SAT

Monmouth County

Fort Hancock Bike Tour
Sandy Hook
Ferry Landing
9:30-11:30am

 

 

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Let's Go Biking!
Floyd Bennett Field
11:30am-4pm

 

 

Manhattan

Civil War to Civil Rights: 1869-1916
General Grant National Memorial
2pm

 

 

Staten Island

Amateur Astronomers Association of New York
Great Kills Park
Parking Lot A
8:30-10:30pm

6

SUN

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

8

TUE

Brooklyn

World War II Nose Art
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitors Center
1-2pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Let's Go Kayaking!
Canarsie Pier
Canarsie Pier Beach
5-7:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

American Littoral Society—Sunset Seining
Sandy Hook
Building 18
6-8pm

9

WED

Westchester

Tour of Pell's Point Battlefield
St. Paul's Church
10:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Bergen Beach Kayak Excursion
Canarsie Pier
12:30-3:30pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Yellow Bar Excursion
Floyd Bennett Field
Seaplane Ramp
12:30-3pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Beach Concert: Brian Kirk & The Jirks
Sandy Hook
Beach E
6pm

10

THU

Brooklyn

Dead Horse Bay Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Gateway Marina
8:30-11am

 

 

Monmouth County

American Littoral Society—Underwater Robotics
Sandy Hook
Officers Row
9am-3:30pm

 

 

Staten Island

Lantern Tour of Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth
Visitor Center Parking Lot
6:45-9pm

11

FRI

Brooklyn

Organized Group Paddling
Canarsie Pier
1-3pm

 

 

Westchester

Church Tower Walk
St. Paul's Church
3pm

12

SAT

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

 

 

Harbor Islands

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance presents The City of Water Day Festival
Governors Island
10am-4pm

 

 

Westchester

The Battle of Princeton
St. Paul's Church
Open 12-4pm, talk at 1pm

 

Staten Island

Let's Go Camping, Staten Island!
Fort Wadsworth
4pm Saturday to 11am Sunday

 

 

Monmouth County

Night Hike—Full Buck Moon
Sandy Hook
Parking Lot E
7:30-9pm

 

Staten Island

Full Buck Moon Lantern Tour
Fort Wadsworth
Visitor Center
8-10pm

13

SUN

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

 

 

Harbor Islands

Rite of Summer presents New York Harbor to the World
Governors Island
Colonels Row
13pm

15

TUE

Queens

Sunset Eco-Cruise
Jacob Riis Park
Riis Landing
Boards at 5:30pm, 6-8pm

16

WED

Westchester

Bayonets, Musket Balls & Ship's Bread
St. Paul's Church
1pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Dead Horse Bay Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Gateway Marina
1-3pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Beach Concert: Tim McLoone & the Shirleys
Sandy Hook
Beach E
6pm

16-19

WED-SAT

Monmouth County

Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restored
Sandy Hook
12-6pm

17

THU

Brooklyn

Gerritsen Creek Kayak Excursion
Floyd Bennett Field
Gateway Marina
10am-3pm

18

FRI

Brooklyn

Fresh Creek Kayak Excursion
Canarsie Pier
11am-1:30pm

 

 

Westchester

Church Tower Walk
St. Paul's Church
3pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Kayak Skills Session
Floyd Bennett Field
Seaplane Ramp
3-4:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Campfire on the Beach
Sandy Hook
Parking Lot E, Southern Chute
7:30-9pm

19

SAT

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

 

 

Manhattan

Civil War to Civil Rights: 1917-1926
General Grant National Memorial
2pm

20

SUN

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

21

MON

Staten Island

Overnight Family and Youth Camping
Fort Wadsworth
Camp Hudson
Monday to Tuesday

 

 

Staten Island

Seine and Search
Fort Wadsworth
Camp Hudson
2-3pm

22

TUE

Brooklyn

Let's Go Kayaking!
Canarsie Pier
5-7:30pm

23

WED

Brooklyn

Ruffle Bar Kayak Excursion
Floyd Bennett Field
Seaplane Ramp
8:30-11:30am

 

 

Queens

Kayak Walk Up and Shoreline Seining with the Urban Park Rangers
Jamaica Bay
Frank Charles Memorial Park
12-2pm

 

 

Westchester

A Clash of Cultures: Anne Hutchinson's Brief life near St. Paul's Church
St. Paul's Church
1pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Beach Concert: Rip Tide / The Haven
Sandy Hook
Beach E
6pm, 5:30 start for the cover band Harper's Fellow

24

THU

Brooklyn

Camp Gateway Walk Up and Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Seaplane Ramp
9-10:30am

 

 

Queens

Rockaway Cove Paddle
Jacob Riis Park
Riis Landing
1-3:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

American Littoral Society—Coastal Explorer
Sandy Hook
Officers Row, Building 18
9:30am-1pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Monmouth County Audubon Society Bird Walk
Sandy Hook
Spermaceti Cove U.S. Life Saving Station Parking Lot, between Lots D and E
6-8pm

 

 

Staten Island

Lantern Tour of Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth
Visitor Center Parking Lot
6:45-9pm

 

 

Staten Island

Overnight Family and Youth Camping
Fort Wadsworth
Camp Hudson
Thursday to Friday

25

FRI

Monmouth County

American Littoral Society—Littoral Learners
Sandy Hook
Officers Row, Building 18
9:30am-1pm

 

 

Staten Island

Seine and Search
Fort Wadsworth
Camp Hudson
2-3pm

 

 

Westchester

Church Tower Walk
St. Paul's Church
3pm

26

SAT

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Greenway Epic Ride
Floyd Bennett Field
Williamsburg, Owls Head Park or Aviator Sports at Floyd Bennett Field
8am

 

 

Brooklyn

Family Bike Ride
Floyd Bennett Field
Aviator Sports
11am-12:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Holly Forest Night Prowl
Sandy Hook
Parking Lot E
7:30-9pm

 

 

Harbor Islands

New York City Poetry Festival
Governors Island
11am-5pm

27

SUN

Queens

Be a Bird Detective
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10-10:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Exploring Dead Horse Bay
Floyd Bennett Field
Main Entrance, Ranger Station
10:30am-12:30pm

 

 

Harbor Islands

New York City Poetry Festival
Governors Island
11am-5pm

29

TUE

Monmouth County

American Littoral Society—Sunset Seining
Sandy Hook
Building 18
6-8pm

30

WED

Monmouth County

30th All-Women Lifeguard Tournament
Sandy Hook
9am-6pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Fun Paddle and Walk in Park
Floyd Bennett Field
Mill Basin Kayak Launch (Remote Control Flying Field)
1-3:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Beach Concert: Motor City Revue
Sandy Hook
Beach E
6pm

31

THU

Brooklyn

Dead Horse Bay Paddle
Floyd Bennett Field
Gateway Marina
10am-12:30pm

 
Featured Events
Fireboats on show at the Water Day Festival on Governors Island
12
City of Water Day Festival
Head for Governors Island and enjoy a day of entertainment, education and adventure!

Left: Jazz Lawn Party. Right: Camping.
10, 12, 24
Three Lantern Tours!
Explore Fort Wadsworth by night with a park ranger as your guide.
30
All-Women Lifeguard Tournament
Cheer on the competetors at Sandy Hook.