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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 121–130 out of 201 events
from October 31, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nov22

Floral Arranging Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by the pros.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Nov22

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: Education, Nature, History
Free!

Nov22

Wilderness Survival

at 116 Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Nov22

Astronomy: New Moon

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
With no moonlight to interfere, this is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nov23

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
Nov23

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Nov23

Discovery Walks for Families: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the North Woods and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov23

Birding: Owls

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

1:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov23

Fall Foliage Walk: Great Trees of Kissena (light)

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

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

Nov23

Healthful Harvest

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about harvest traditions around the world, including a discussion on sustainable agriculture, and garden preparation
Category: Education, Nature, Food

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