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.
Saturday, December 21, 2013
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind? Take a tour and learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
12:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
Sunday, December 22, 2013
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays