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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 31–40 out of 568 events
from May 2, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best places to see wildlife in NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Carousel Opening Eco Day

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come ride the carousel, enjoy craft activities, and meet farm animals visiting for the day.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Science in the Park: Exploring the Bay

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Nature
Free!

May 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

The Grand Concourse Historic District – Art Deco Delights

at E.167th Street and the Grand Concourse, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on a stroll through one of The Bronx’s noted designated historic districts – the Grand Concourse.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors, Hiking

Best For
Kids
May 7

Storefront Science: Urban Naturalist

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the park’s trees and wildlife through enriching games that highlight plant identification and animal behaviors.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

May 8

Ranger's Choice: Woodland Fairy House Walk

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In folklore, the woodland fairies awaken the forest and bring about spring. We'll observe the fanciful plants and animals which inhabit the forest floor.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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