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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 187 events
from February 26, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, February 27, 2015

Feb27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Feb28

Family Art Project: Give the Winter Bird a Home and a Feeder

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials, make a little home or feeder for birds, and decorate it with natural materials to welcome in your new feathery friends.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Feb28

Bronx Parks Speak Up

at Lehman College Faculty Dining Room, Music Building, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Parks Speak Up is an annual community networking conference for park and environmental stakeholders. Organized by the Bronx Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces, this…
Category: Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Feb28

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb28

Fire Making Skills

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

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern…
Category: Nature
Free!

Feb28

Outdoor Survival Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover how the simplest everyday materials like fishing line, duct tape or Chap-stick can aid your survival.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Discover Central Park and the Belvedere Castle at night.
Category: Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mar 1

Early Morning Birdwalk: Gulls Galore

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Think all gulls are the same? Take another look by joining the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the park’s nature trails and discover all the different species of gulls in Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 1

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

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