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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 1–10 out of 208 events
from October 26, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

Birds of the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Brooklyn Bird Club on a fall bird migration walk. Have fun looking for winter sparrows, waterfowl, and raptors such as hawks,falcons and the bald eagle!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct26

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
Oct26

Family Art Project: Hawks Take Flight

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling and gliding above the Hudson River. Stretch your arms and sail across the grassy lawns. Then fashion a sailing hawk glider or feathery…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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

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

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct26

Fall Foilage Hike

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to some common trees found in New York City along the way.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

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