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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 21–30 out of 388 events
from September 16, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep20

International Coastal Clean-Up

at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help the Bronx River Alliance and the Friends of Soundview Park improve the health of the Long Island Sound, and remove waterfront debris.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Wolfe’s Pond Park Tree Guard Installation

at Cooper Place and Holten Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Wolfe’s Pond Park to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep20

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
Sep20

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to the park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep20

Natural Areas Open House

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for our free Natural Areas Open House event, which will include a guided nature exploration, exciting exhibits detailing the in-depth human and natural history of Randall’s Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep20

Wave Hill Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wave Hill Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

Volunteer Saturdays at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Sep20

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: Nature, Art

Sep20

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep20

Workshop: Basic Canning

at UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy the bounty of the growing season and learn to preserve your harvest with Community Educator Jeanette Carter!
Category: Nature
Free!

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