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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 11–20 out of 692 events
from April 24, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day at Wolfes Pond Park

at Chester & Cornelia Avenues (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join MillionTreesNYC to help care for young forest trees in natural areas of parks!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse

at Queens Greenhouse & Nursery (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come tour the Queens Greenhouse and learn about the diverse array of plants used in City parks.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr25

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Fitness Hike (Vigorous)

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

10:00 a.m.
Fitness hikes feature less talking and more walking, for those who want to tackle a vigorous two-hour hike.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Apr25

Birding: Raptor Nests

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, North Woods (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr25

Family Art Project: Buds Buds Buds

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore some of Wave Hill’s many budding trees and observe the myriad shapes and sizes of these flowery beginnings. Visit and sketch the nearby magnolia tree with its massive…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Cherry Tree Esplanade Care

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The two miles of the Manhattan Greenway on Harlem River in Northern Manhattan has over 250 flowering trees. Help care for these trees and learn about the stunning succession of…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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