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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 113 events
from December 28, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Feb 7

Winter Tree ID Hike

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

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 7

Shelter Building Workshop

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Feb 8

Nature's Workshop: Weather Exploration and Monitoring

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

1:00 p.m.
Winter is the best time to learn about weather, weather anomalies, and our changing climate through some fun weather experiments and outdoor exploration.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Feb14

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Great Backyard Bird Count Saturday, February 14, 11am to 1pm Join QBG for the 18th annual bird counting event. Our results will be added to those submitted from around the world. Meet…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Valentine's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb14

Nature's Workshop: Winter Journal Writing

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Each serves as an in–park community center for public education, recreational activities, and…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Feb15

Nature Exploration Hike

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb15

Animal Tracking

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

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb15

Hunter Island Night Hike

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Owls, deer, coytoes, and raccoons are among the many animals that call Pelham Bay Park home. Join the Urban Park Rangers for this rare winter night hike.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Feb17

Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how plants played an important role in his early life and about his later achievements in botany, agriculture, chemurgy, botanical illustration, industrial engineering, and medicine.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Kids, Black History Month

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb19

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids

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