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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 294 events
from September 2, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep12

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

Sep12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep12

Family Camping in Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep12

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park pond in search of our nocturnal mosquito-eater – the bat!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep13

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!

Sep13

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!

Sep13

Conference House Park Invasive Removal

at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Conference House Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep13

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
Sep13

NYC Compost Project: Fall Lawn Care

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Fall Lawn Care Saturday, September 13, 10am to 1pm Fee: $5 per person; registration required - email compost@queensbotanical.org…
Category: Education, Nature

Sep13

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

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