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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 311–320 out of 752 events
from April 24, 2014 to November 29, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Friday, June 6, 2014

Jun 6

Waterfront Walk

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore an under-appreciated stretch of NYC’s coastline that includes wetlands, gardens, and ongoing restoration efforts.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 6

Animal Encounter

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jun 7

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!

Jun 7

Summer on the Hudson: Nature Walks

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
June 7th’s walk will start at Riverside Drive and 116th Street and will explore the bird sanctuary.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Jun 7

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: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
Jun 7

Rose Garden Festival

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

10:00 a.m.
Come June, the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden is a sea of warm color, flush with reds, whites, yellows, and pinks of more than 4,000 blooming plants. In celebration…
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals

Jun 7

Birding

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

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jun 7

History of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Join Charles Monaco, local resident and history buff, on a tour of the reservoir and learn about its inception, cultural impact and role as part of the "Brooklyn Waterworks".
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun 7

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Parkside & Ocean Avenue entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help the keep the Park clean and beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun 7

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

Must See
Event

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