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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 51–60 out of 271 events
from October 24, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

Halloween in Prospect Park: Creepy Crawly Halloween

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's a critter-fest in Prospect Park with lots of spiders, worms, and other creatures that are sure to make your skin crawl!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct26

Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Fall Sessions: Vegetable Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore Queens Botanical Garden's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Under the Microscope: Autumn Leaves and Fascinating Fungi

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a short walk to collect samples of fine foliage and search for magnificent mushrooms.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

It's My Park Day at King Fisher Park

at Miles Avenue and Fairfield Street (in King Fisher Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join the local community in cleaning the trails, perimeter, and around the pond of Kingfisher Pond Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Oct27

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
Oct27

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!

Oct27

Post It's My Park Day Celebration

at East River Esplanade, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Adult volunteers are needed to help develop an outreach plan that raises the awareness of New York City Parks through long term advocacy.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Waterfront

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Oct28

Hunts Point Riverside Park Wetland Grass Planting

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Hunts Point Riverside Park to plant native grasses. Volunteers will be trained in planting and protective fence installation…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct28

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

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