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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 570 events
from April 16, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Apr16

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists featured in STRATA, Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh, collect and arrange artifacts from the urban environment and create abstract compositions.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Apr16

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr16

Culinary Kids Food Festival

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Join us for a family-friendly, week-long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Exploring the Climate

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers FREE “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and…
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

GreenThumb Workshop: Starting Seeds Indoors

at Garden of Life and Health, Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of seed starting and find the answers to: When to start seeds indoors, which seeds should I start indoors, and what do they need to thrive indoors? Pick…
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr16

Blooming Naturalists

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series. Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special in a different lesson each day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Raptors

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

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers FREE “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Pond Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers FREE “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and…
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Wilderness Skills

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

1:00 p.m.
The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join Urban Park Rangers FREE “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and…
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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