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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 432 events
from August 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

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
Aug 2

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Staten Island

at Osgood Ave. and Gordon St.

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Stapleton!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Aug 2

Third Annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join naturalists from the Hudson River Estuary Program for this free family program as participants help collect a variety of wriggly and fascinating creatures usually hidden below the surface of the water.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 2

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 2

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park, Bronx

1:30 p.m.
Short canoe trips for beginners and families.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Camping in Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

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