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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 315 events
from September 22, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Friday, October 3, 2014

Oct 3

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Category: Nature, Kids, Markets, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

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

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

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!

Oct 4

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!

Oct 4

Highbridge Hawk Watch

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bring the whole family and roam the winter woods in search of hawks with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

MillionTreesNYC Planting Event at Soundview Park

at Leland and O'Brien Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us during our fall volunteer planting events in natural areas of parks and help create healthy new forests!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 4

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 4

NYC Compost Project: Composting in the City

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Composting in the City Saturday, October 4, 10am to 1pm Fee: $5 per person Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce…
Category: Education, Nature

Oct 4

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum look as beautiful as they can be. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy footwear strongly recommended.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 4

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!

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