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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 336 events
from October 2, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Oct 4

Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Fall Sessions: All About Honeybees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore Queens Botanical Garden's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

Explore NYC's Natural Side: Pelham Bay Park's Rocky Coast and Salt Marsh

at Split Rock Golf Course (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning about the ecology and the rich diversity of NYC parks, please join us for this walk in our series, Explore NYC's Natural Side! This event will be…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Oct 4

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 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!

Oct 4

Bike Ride! Celebrate Park Communities

at Green Map System, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
On Saturday, October 4th, the Catalyst Program at Partnerships for Parks will highlight the East River Park community with a bike ride and a photography exhibition featuring portraits…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

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
Oct 5

Birding: Fall Migration

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

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Birding for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Greenbelt to Great Kills: White Trail Trek

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Educators and a National Park Service Ranger for a hike from forest to field to coastal habitat on the White trail of the Greenbelt.
Category: Nature
Free!

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