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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 432 events
from August 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

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
Aug 8

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk'

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Aug 8

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

Aug 8

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 "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 8

Ladybugs!

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

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Family Camping at Cunningham Park

at Cunningham 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!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

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!

Aug 9

Nature Exploration with Mike Feller

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Walk the cool lower slope of Highbridge Park and explore native and non-native plants growing in the deep rich soil.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 9

Art Workshop: Botanical Illustration and Observation

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe and document the intricate details and forms of plants and flowers found in the gardens, with artist and naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks

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