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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 760 events
from April 20, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr26

Nature Exploration Hike (vigorous): Lower Hudson River Parks

at Bowling Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Apr26

Arbor Day Celebration

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to plant and care for trees.
Category: Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Apr26

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Junior Volunteer Corps

at Willink Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Families and elementary-school-aged community groups are invited to join us for spring cleaning!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

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
Apr27

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
Apr27

Celebrate Earth Day with the Fort Tryon Park Friends Committee

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Need volunteer hours for school or work? Want to help out in your neighborhood? Fort Tryon Park welcomes you! Help prep the park for spring and summer by assisting the Fort Tryon Park…
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr27

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

Must See
Event
Apr27

Hawk Watch at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring migration is here! Join the Staten Island Museum, Urban Park Rangers and Freshkills Park team for a day of spotting and learning about hawks returning from their winter migration
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Saltwater Fishing

at Beach 54th and Almeda Avenue (in Rockaway Community Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event

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