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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 61–70 out of 119 events
from December 19, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Jan20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Jan22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Friday, January 23, 2015

Jan23

Seasonal Explorers: Winter Wonders

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Warm up this winter season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories, and hikes (weather permitting).
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Jan24

Citizen Science Birdfeeder Workshop

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.
This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan24

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan24

Ranger's Choice: Pioneering Skills Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Each season we feature some of the Ranger's favorite Weekend Adventure experiences. Many plants can produce natural cordage, which our ancestors used to construct many…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan24

Nature Exploration: Salt Marsh Nature Trail

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Jan25

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Comfort station near Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Jan26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jan31

Astronomy

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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