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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 11–20 out of 207 events
from October 30, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct31

Central Park Tour: Marathon Tour

at John Purroy Mitchel (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
See Park highlights that will be in the spotlight on race day, from where the runners enter the Park to the finish line! Route involves moderate inclines.
Category: Nature, Fitness, History, Sports, Tours

Oct31

Nature on the Go!

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the park.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct31

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

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!

Nov 1

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
Free!

Nov 1

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
Nov 1

Family Art Project: Plant Jewelry

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collect intriguing items from the grounds of Wave Hill. Then visiting artist Jessica Lagunas shows us how to turn our found natural wonders into exciting plant jewelry. Save some to…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Nov 1

Art and Nature Portfolio Review

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artists have the opportunity to meet with a curator, gallerist, or critic for a 20-minute session providing feedback on their work or presentation materials. Guest reviewers to be…
Category: Nature, Art

Nov 1

Fall Harvest and Garden Maintenance

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us get our gardens ready for winter with various fall maintenance projects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 1

Wilderness Survival

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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