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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 185 events
from January 30, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb22

The Night Sky

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Feb25

NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Teacher Wormshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn great facts about earthworms, how to set up a worm bin, and how to maintain the system effectively.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 27, 2015

Feb27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Feb28

Family Art Project: Give the Winter Bird a Home and a Feeder

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials, make a little home or feeder for birds, and decorate it with natural materials to welcome in your new feathery friends.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb28

Fire Making Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern…
Category: Nature
Free!

Feb28

Outdoor Survival Workshop

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover how the simplest everyday materials like fishing line, duct tape or Chap-stick can aid your survival.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb28

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Discover Central Park and the Belvedere Castle at night.
Category: Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Mar 1

Early Morning Birdwalk: Gulls Galore

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Think all gulls are the same? Take another look by joining the Prospect Park Alliance to explore the park’s nature trails and discover all the different species of gulls in Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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Mar 1

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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