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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 281–290 out of 585 events
from April 16, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, May 30, 2014

May30

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 are a naturalist? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series. Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Animal Encounter

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 31, 2014

May31

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!

May31

MillionTreesNYC Planting Event at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Cornelia Avenue and Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We invite you to join us this spring to plant trees at Wolfe's Pond Park in Staten Island!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May31

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: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
May31

It's My Park! Day

at Prospect Park Southwest and 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take this opportunity to care for your Park and give back to this very special part of Brooklyn!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May31

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
May31

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May31

Backyard Friends

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy what’s right in our backyard on this magical adventure into the forest.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add…
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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