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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 31–40 out of 347 events
from September 23, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep27

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

3:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and photographer Debbie Becker on a trail walk as the great fall migration gets under way with hawks, eagles, warblers, and hummingbirds returning to their winter…
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks

Sep27

Night Hike (light)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.
Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are great for families.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep28

Birding at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 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 parks.…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep28

Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

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
Sep28

Family Art Project: Nature Becomes a Greek God

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tammy Nguyen, a visual artist whose work is on view in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project Space this fall, takes us on a mythological journey to transform found materials in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

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!

Sep28

It's My Park Day at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Brower Park and neighborhood residents for It's My Park Day! Volunteers are needed to assist in the Butterfly Garden and more
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Sep28

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the potential of the future of Freshkills Park at our annual festival with activities like kayaking, biking, birding, art and more on Staten Island!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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Sep28

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!

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