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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 237 events
from October 25, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

It's My Park Day at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist in the Butterfly Garden, with general clean up, and beautification of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct26

Fishing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
This guided walk will challenge you to capture through photography a list of natural items and themes along the way.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park Day at St. John's Recreation Center

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of St. John's Recreation Center for It's My Park Day! Volunteers will come together to paint benches and beautify the recreation center. If possible,…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct26

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!

Oct26

Fall Foilage Hike

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to some common trees found in New York City along the way.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct26

Halloween in Prospect Park: Creepy Crawly Halloween

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's a critter-fest in Prospect Park with lots of spiders, worms, and other creatures that are sure to make your skin crawl!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

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!

Oct26

Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Fall Sessions: Vegetable Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore Queens Botanical Garden's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Under the Microscope: Autumn Leaves and Fascinating Fungi

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a short walk to collect samples of fine foliage and search for magnificent mushrooms.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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