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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 61–70 out of 340 events
from September 22, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

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, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct 4

Highbridge Hawk Watch

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bring the whole family and roam the winter woods in search of hawks with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Oct 4

MillionTreesNYC Planting Event at Soundview Park

at Leland and O'Brien Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us during our fall volunteer planting events in natural areas of parks and help create healthy new forests!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 4

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
Oct 4

NYC Compost Project: Composting in the City

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Composting in the City Saturday, October 4, 10am to 1pm Fee: $5 per person Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce…
Category: Education, Nature

Oct 4

Soap Box Derby 2014

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your cars ready for the Soap Box Derby. Design a version of a soap box car. Be creative in your design.
Category: Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum look as beautiful as they can be. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy footwear strongly recommended.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 4

Nature Exploration Hike: Butterflies (Light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Early fall is a great time of year to find butterflies, like the migrating monarch, feasting on wildflower nectar.
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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