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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 1–10 out of 3,084 events
from March 24, 2012 (x) to December 6, 2015
in Birding (x) & Nature (x) categories

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Oct 1

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Oct 1

Art Exhibition - Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct 1

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A tour in Central Park designed to showcase the work of Olmsted and Vaux.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 1

Open Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Normally closed to visitors except on guided tours, come meander at your own pace along the rustic trail and native woodland garden for birds and other wildlife...
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct 1

Stargazing on the High Line

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Gaze at the stars, planets, and Moon and chat with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York about the sights you see.
Category: Nature
Free!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Oct 2

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Oct 2

Art Exhibition - Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct 2

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids

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