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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.

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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Mar 1

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Mar 2

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Mar 2

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Mar 2

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Park entrance at 218th Street & Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off limits to the general public. On our hikes, you may explore nature,…
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar 2

FrogWatch USA

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Become a citizen scientist and discover how you can help frogs and toads in our environment by identifying and monitoring their unique vocal calls. FromWatch USA is a nationwide…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 2

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar 2

Wilderness Survival

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar 2

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. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar 2

Author Talk: Neal Gillen at the Queens Historical Society

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Come hear author Neal Gillen for his 2nd appearance at the Queens Historical Society when he will discuss how Queens has become the most diverse and ever changing community in…
Category: History, Talks

Mar 2

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe…
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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