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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 376 events
from October 1, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oct19

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be music, nature and garden walks, composting demos, food, crafts, and beer.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Kids, Markets, Halloween, Food

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct19

Wilderness Survival

at 10th Avenue and Prospect Park Southwest (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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!

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