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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 118 events
from November 23, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, December 5, 2014

Dec 5

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Flora and Fauna Tour of Inwood Hill Park with Author Leslie Day

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come take a bird, mammal and plant walk with author Leslie Day in Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec 6

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec 6

Family Art Project: Season's Greetings

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See the inspiring signs of fall shifting to winter at Wave Hill. Draw your own cold-weather tales in a variety of surprise, pop-up holiday cards that come alive with seasonal scenes.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Miniature Arrangements

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Fashion a trio of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny containers…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Dec 6

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Natural Wreaths And Swags

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Craft one-of-a-kind holiday decorations using fresh greens…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Dec 6

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Linocut Cards

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by Wave Hill’s wintry landscape. Carve and print an edition of holiday cards with Public Programs…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Dec 6

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibition. Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had a lifelong passion for…
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Dec 6

Inspiring Insects with Dr. A!

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonissa Ardizzone of Storefront Science for this free workshop on incredible insects. Learn why insects are essential to many other species, including humans!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Birding: Owls

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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