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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 91–100 out of 292 events
from February 14, 2016 to November 22, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Mar 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 6

Hunter Island Night Hike

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers for this rare winter night hike. Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter you name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on February 3rd.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Mar 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mar 10

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 10

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Mar 10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Mar 12

Choose the Right Bin

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
There are many ways to compost, and many types of compost bins: big bins, small bins, short bins, tall bins! Does it need to have a lid? Can I keepit by my house? Can I make my own?You…
Category: Education, Nature

Mar 12

Nature Photography: Winter Woods

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature in winter. Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, March 2nd.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Mar 12

Eco Art Social: Hike-ku

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about this elegant form of poetry, hear haiku poems about the Greenbelt, then gather outdoor inspiration to compose your own haiku poetry.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Fire-Making Skills

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely while exploring the great outdoors. Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 03/02/15.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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