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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 286 events
from August 28, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep11

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep11

Family Camping at Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected by lottery, to enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register 9/1
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep12

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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
Free!

Sep12

Alley Pond Park Forest Trail Work

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help NYC Parks restore forest in Alley Pond Park! Trails provide access to the forest, but too many trails can confuse visitors and disrupt the ecology of the forest. Volunteers will…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep12

Birding

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep12

Family Art Project: Palisades in Plaster

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a look at the rock formations that make up the magnificent cliffs of the Palisades that face Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Pop-Up Audubon: Radical Raptors

at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn what makes birds of prey so radical and learn about different species of raptors that migrate through Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Pop-Up Audubon II: Climate Clues

at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep12

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

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
Free!

Sep12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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