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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 752 events
from April 20, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Apr20

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

Must See
Event
Apr20

Hike the Trails of North Forty Natural Area

at Ryan Visitor Center (in ), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join American Littoral Society naturalist Mickey Maxwell Cohen and discover birds, early wildflowers, and hidden W.W. II military bunkers in this developing maritime woodland.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr20

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!

Apr20

Kids Beach Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Salamander Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
Salamanders are an indicator species of a healthy environment. Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the woods in search of amphibians and other forest floor critters.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, April 21, 2014

Apr21

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: STRATA

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artists featured in STRATA, Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh, collect and arrange artifacts from the urban environment and create abstract compositions.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Apr21

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr21

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
Apr21

Culinary Kids Food Festival

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Join us for a family-friendly, week-long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids

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