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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 171–180 out of 328 events
from September 21, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct25

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 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

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

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
Oct26

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

Best For
Kids
Oct26

It's My Park Day: Spring Planting

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in Celebrating Its' My Park Day!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct26

Family Art Project: Hawks Take Flight

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling and gliding above the Hudson River. Stretch your arms and sail across the grassy lawns. Then fashion a sailing hawk glider or feathery…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct26

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
This guided walk will challenge you to capture through photography a list of natural items and themes along the way.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct26

Fishing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

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!

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