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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 420 events
from May 5, 2012 (x) to December 26, 2015
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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

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

Sunday, August 10, 2014

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

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

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug16

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

Aug16

Natural Areas Open House

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for our free Natural Areas Open House event, which will include a guided nature exploration, exciting exhibits detailing the in-depth human and natural history of Randall’s Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug16

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

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

Aug23

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

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug24

Early Morning Bird Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning bird walk. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

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