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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 285 events
from October 20, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Monday, October 20, 2014

Oct20

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

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Oct21

Little Bay Park Invasive Removal and Site Clean Up

at Utopia Parkway & 14th Road (in Little Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Little Bay Park to help care for and clean up a newly planted forest. Volunteers will be trained in tree care, fence removal, invasive…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct21

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

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Nature Photography: Back to Basics

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let Wave Hill’s serene grounds inspire you to slow down and return to the fundamental elements of photography. Focusing on the autumnal landscape, explore the basics, such as…
Category: Nature, Art

Oct21

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct21

Open Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Normally closed to visitors except on guided tours, visitors can come explore the Hallett at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Oct22

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

Best For
Kids
Oct22

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Teacher Wormshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Discover the benefits of composting with a worm bin in your classroom.
Category: Education, Nature

Oct22

Marine Park/Sheepshead Bay Community Workshop: Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan

at Carmine Carro Community Center, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Department of Transportation at the second round of community workshops to plan pedestrian and bicycle paths along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway waterfront.
Category: Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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