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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 71–80 out of 429 events
from August 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Boy Scout Troop 17 of Elmhurst's 100th Anniversary Celebration

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Boy Scout Troop 17 of Elmhurst's 100th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, August 9, 1 to 4pm Fee: Free with Garden Admission Join Boy Scout Troop 17 in celebrating their 100th…
Category: Nature, Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 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

Aug 9

Qualia Gardens: Art Installation and Dance Performances

at Gil Hodges Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore qualia—your personal sense of experience—with Brooklyn-based arts collective LEIMAY. Art installation on display July 15 - Aug 13. Dance performances Aug 1 and Aug 9.
Category: Dance, Nature, Art
Free!

Aug 9

Family Camping

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug10

Bike and Hike the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

at 105th Street Stop on the L Train, Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge! At the Refuge, the American Littoral Society will provide a -FREE- guided tour, lasting about an hour.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug10

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
Aug10

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden made without brushes.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug10

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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