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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 321 events
from February 8, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Feb 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Feb 11

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 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.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 11

Art Workshop Begins: The Cool Palette

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using a palette of muted colors, capture the seasonal light and simple serenity of the landscape with artist Rachael Wren. Working with acrylic paint and collage, focus on…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Seniors

Feb 11

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 12, 2016

Feb 12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

Family Art Project: Heart Papermaking

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Winter Wellness: Tinctures and Elixirs

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Start 2016 resolved to be healthy and strong in body and soul. In this series of hands-on workshops, learn about the medicinal qualities of herbs and practice new wellness techniques.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Feb 13

Birding: Winter Birds

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. This program will focus on the different bird species which spend their winters in our NYC Parks.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb 13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Feb 13

Seeding for Spring

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn what’s going on in the soil beneath our feet and how compost can help remediate some common soil problems. Visit our website for more information at www.snug-harbor.org.
Category: Education, Nature

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