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

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

Geology and History of Dyckman Street With Sidney Horenstein

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

10:00 a.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through Dyckman Street
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Oct26

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
Oct26

Keeping It Green for Families

at Central Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend quality time with your family helping keep Central Park green.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park Day at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help the Friends of Astoria Height Park clean, pain, and plant daffodil bulbs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park Day at Tramway Plaza

at Tramway Plaza, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join local community leaders as they prepare Tramway Plaza for the winter and next spring's growing season.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct26

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!

Oct26

It's My Park Day at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist in the Butterfly Garden, with general clean up, and beautification of the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct26

Fishing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
This guided walk will challenge you to capture through photography a list of natural items and themes along the way.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct26

It's My Park Day at St. John's Recreation Center

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of St. John's Recreation Center for It's My Park Day! Volunteers will come together to paint benches and beautify the recreation center. If possible,…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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