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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 141–150 out of 521 events
from July 25, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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, It's My Park Day
Free!

Aug 9

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 9

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
Aug 9

Upper River Run

at 219th St and Bronx Blvd by the Playground (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo. Please note, advanced registration required.
Category: Nature, Sports, Volunteer, Waterfront

Aug 9

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden, without brushes.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Art Workshop: Botanical Illustration and Observation

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe and document the intricate details and forms of plants and flowers found in the gardens, with artist and naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks

Aug 9

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 9

Volunteer Gardening at Stuyvesant Square

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet fellow New Yorkers while chatting and beautifying our neighborhood park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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