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 202 events
from October 7, 2015 to January 8, 2016
in Nature (x) category
Saturday, October 17, 2015
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
at Main Entrance
8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Join the Brooklyn Bird Club on a bird watching tour around the Reservoir and learn about the fall migration. For more information call (718) 235-4462.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Tours
at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome
Category: Birding, Nature
at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup, and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz around in a hive of six-sided cells, forage in the flowers, join in a bee parade, and do a bee dance.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Fall Festivals
at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours