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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 21–30 out of 366 events
from September 16, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sep19

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep19

Family Camping

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with nature, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplog from the diversions of everyday life and to…
Category: Nature
Free!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep20

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!

Sep20

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!

Sep20

International Coastal Clean-Up

at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help the Bronx River Alliance and the Friends of Soundview Park improve the health of the Long Island Sound, and remove waterfront debris.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Wolfe’s Pond Park Tree Guard Installation

at Cooper Place and Holten Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Wolfe’s Pond Park to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep20

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

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Sep20

Natural Areas Open House

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for our free Natural Areas Open House event, which will include a guided nature exploration, exciting exhibits detailing the in-depth human and natural history of Randall’s Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Sep20

Wave Hill Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wave Hill Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

Volunteer Saturdays at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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