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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 218 events
from October 31, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Bird Walk

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

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Nov 1

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 1

Volunteer Gardening Event: Spring Bulb Planting

at Washington Square Park, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Help contribute to next year’s beautiful display of blooming spring flowers.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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Nov 1

CANCELLED: It's My Park Day at Doughboy Plaza

at Doughboy Plaza, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, volunteer with the students, staff, and families of Intermediate School 125Q to help clean litter and rake at Doughboy Plaza.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Nov 1

It's My Park Day at Clement Clarke Moore Park

at Clement Clarke Moore Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Support this season's Pumpkin Composting Project and help demonstrate sustainable living habits with local gardeners in Chelsea.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Nov 1

Family Art Project: Plant Jewelry

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collect intriguing items from the grounds of Wave Hill. Then visiting artist Jessica Lagunas shows us how to turn our found natural wonders into exciting plant jewelry. Save some to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Nov 1

It's My Park Day at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Brower Park and neighborhood residents for It's My Park Day! Volunteers are needed to assist in the Butterfly Garden, with general clean-up of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Nov 1

Art and Nature Portfolio Review

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artists have the opportunity to meet with a curator, gallerist, or critic for a 20-minute session providing feedback on their work or presentation materials. Guest reviewers to be…
Category: Nature, Art

Nov 1

Fall Harvest and Garden Maintenance

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us get our gardens ready for winter with various fall maintenance projects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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