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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 51–60 out of 326 events
from August 29, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep 5

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 5

Family Camping

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

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!

Sep 6

Bloomingdale Park Tree Guard Installation

at Ramona Avenue and Maguire Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

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

Sep 6

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!

Sep 6

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
Sep 6

Explore Inwood's Marshes with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Explore the Marshland at Muscota Marsh and Inwood Hill Park with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Nature, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 6

Fall Migration Walk in Inwood Hill Park

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

10:00 a.m.
Learn about the migratory birds of the season in the new wetlands and the ancient forest.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

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: Nature, Art

Sep 6

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

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