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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 493 events
from July 24, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Jul26

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
Jul26

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 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: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul26

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Jul26

Birding

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

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jul26

Family Art Project: Fancy Fireflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the exhibition of photographs by Gregory Crewdson in the Glyndor Gallery. Make a tiny, sparkly firefly to hang on a found stick to light your way throughout the day and,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

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!

Jul26

Through the Lens Part 1: Exploration through Photography series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Join local award winning nature photographer Jarred Sutton as he presents "After Hurricane Sandy: A Look at Conserving Our Seashores & Marshes".
Category: Nature, Art, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul26

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
Jul26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 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

Jul26

Garden Pollinators Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Flowers attract the attention of both human and animal visitors. Honeybees, bumblebees and butterflies are easily spotted in the garden but solitary bees, beetles and other native…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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