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 141–150 out of 317 events
from August 4, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category
Saturday, August 22, 2015
at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx
at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, August 11th.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Study these ancient insects then create delicate and shimmering dragonfly wings using transparent and brightly colored—even metallic—materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction along with the materials to explore and capture the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
at Wild and Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Dandelions, knotweed, and mugwort are invading Schmul Park! Become a “Weed Warrior” and help Freshkills Park remove these plants from among our new native plantings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
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