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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 759 events
from April 21, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, April 25, 2014

Apr25

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr25

Arbor Day Great Tree Walk at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day 2014 with a Great Tree Walk at Conference House Park. Discover the many unique 'arboricultural' treasures within the Park. Walk will be lead by a NYC…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr25

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 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!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Animal Encounter

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Volunteer for the High Rock Challenge Race

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:00 a.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with refreshments and directing runners with challenges.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Bird Walk

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

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr26

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day

at Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for new forest trees during our Spring Stewardship Day at Marine Park in Brooklyn!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr26

MillionTreesNYC Spring Stewardship Day

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for new forest trees during our Spring Stewardship Day at Conference House Park in Staten Island!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr26

Protect Your Beach: Plant Beach Grass With NYC Parks

at Rockaway Beach & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in protecting and stabilizing new dunes in Rockaway.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr26

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: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event

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