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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 220 events
from October 23, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Tours (x) category

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Van Cortlandt Super Hike (vigorous)

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit. Our Urban Park…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours
Free!

Nov 8

Willets Point Walking Tour

at Willets Point This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll walk to the area from central Flushing to understand its important setting, confront political, economic and ecological issues, and learn why “Willets Point” is a misnomer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Nov 8

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!

Nov 8

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Nov 8

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Nov 8

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Nov 9

A Walk Through the Heather Garden with Leslie Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join author and naturalist Leslie Day for a walk through the Heather Garden and Fort Tryon Park to discover the ecological relationships between our plants and animals.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov 9

Discovery Walks for Families: Turtle Pond

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Turtle Pound and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and Discovery Guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Nov 9

Ranger's Choice: Long Island City Parks

at Broadway and Vernon Boulevard (in Socrates Sculpture Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.
This one-way 2.4 mile hike to Hunters Point South highlights little known parks along the way and their features.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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Nov 9

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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