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

Friday, October 3, 2014

Oct 3

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

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
Oct 3

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct 3

Nature on the Go!

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the park.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct 3

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

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!

Oct 4

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!

Oct 4

Highbridge Hawk Watch

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bring the whole family and roam the winter woods in search of hawks with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

MillionTreesNYC Planting Event at Soundview Park

at Leland and O'Brien Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us during our fall volunteer planting events in natural areas of parks and help create healthy new forests!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 4

It's My Park Day at Windmuller Park

at Windmuller Playground (in Lawrence Virgilio Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, volunteer with the Friends of Windmuller Park to help clean, rake, and weed and plant bulbs at the entrance gardens of Windmuller Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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