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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 331–340 out of 372 events
from September 2, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nov 2

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
Nov 2

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 2

Fall Foliage Walk: Cornucopia of Trees!

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Get inspired by the beauty of fall colors and enjoy the outdoors on this light hike. Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to some common trees found in New York…
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Nov 2

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!

Nov 2

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Historic New York Programs focus on the…
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 2

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Nov 6

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Nov 7

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
Nov 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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