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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 797 events
from April 17, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Apr19

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

Must See
Event
Apr19

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!

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr19

Blooming Naturalists

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 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 in a different lesson each day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

History in Your Hands: Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Help us prepare our potato plot for planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House to help rotate and sift our compost, and then spread it in the plot to enrich the soil.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

The Squirrel and the Caterpillar: A Puppet Show

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
"The Squirrel and the Caterpillar" puppet show is a story about an unlikely friendship between two young creatures of the forest who learn about growing up and changing in their environment.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Maggie's Garden Easter Eggstravaganza!

at Maggie's Garden, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Easter Eggstravaganza 2014 will include an Easter egg hunt, egg relay race, Easter egg painting contest, arts and crafts, and pictures with the Easter bunny.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Junior Volunteer Corps

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Families and elementary-school-aged community groups are invited to join us for spring cleaning! Children will learn the importance of giving back to the community while making a…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr19

Ranger's Choice: Wilderness Survival Overnight Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Learn how to survive in the wilderness on this overnight adventure. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Category: Nature, Kids' Week
Free!

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