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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 326 events
from August 29, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep26

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, September 27, 2014

Sep27

Bird Walk

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

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep27

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Sep27

Birding: Brooklyn Road Trip

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Take a trip in search of early fall migrants with our Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep27

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
Sep27

Family Art Project: Nature Becomes a Greek God

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tammy Nguyen, a visual artist whose work is on view in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project Space this fall, takes us on a mythological journey to transform found materials in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep27

Hike the Greenbelt (vigorous)

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep27

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep27

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

3:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and photographer Debbie Becker on a trail walk as the great fall migration gets under way with hawks, eagles, warblers, and hummingbirds returning to their winter…
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks

Sep27

Night Hike (light)

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are great for families.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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