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Wild NYC is at the other end of your doorstep! Explore New York's urban forests, streams, and wildlife with these fun outdoor activities.

Nature Events

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul 30

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Jul 30

GreenThumb Workshop: Beekeeping 101

at St. John Cantius Parish (in ) , Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how the hive is built and the basic things you need to know about keeping bees in your community garden.
Free!

Jul 30

Delving Into Fort Tryon Park's Past With Sidney Horenstein

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Free!

Jul 30

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Care Captain Training

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Sign up to become a TreeLC Care Captain and lead your own tree care workshops and events! Care Captain trainings empower enthusiastic tree stewards to offer tree care…
Free!

Jul 30

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a mini tour of one of Wave Hill’s magnificent gardens. Tours vary by week?come back on another evening for a glimpse of a different garden…
Free!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jul 31

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Manhattan

at West 183 Street and St. Nicholas Avenue , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Washington Heights!
Free!

Jul 31

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Jul 31

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Jul 31

Stories In The Garden: Creepy Crawlies And Wiggly Worms

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings,…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Jul 31

Growing Food on Staten Island

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Join us for a showing of Jay Weichun’s documentary exploring the borough’s vegetable gardens, as well as the people who grow them .
Free!

Jul 31

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Van Cortlandt Park Invasive Removal – NAVigator Qualifying Project

at Van Cortlandt Park East and East 238th Street (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Van Cortlandt Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation from the forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the…
Free!

Aug 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 1

Six-Legged Wonders

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
First, we will learn what makes an insect and insect. Next, we will go outside on a short walk in search of insects. Finally, we will create our very own insect to take home.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Family Camping in Inwood Hill Park

at Inwood Hill Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Free!

Aug 1

Qualia Gardens: Art Installation and Dance Performances

at Gil Hodges Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Explore qualia—your personal sense of experience—with Brooklyn-based arts collective LEIMAY. Art installation on display July 15 - Aug 13. Dance performances Aug 1 and Aug 9.
Free!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Aug 2

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Aug 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Staten Island

at Osgood Ave. and Gordon St.

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in Stapleton!
Free!

Aug 2

Third Annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join naturalists from the Hudson River Estuary Program for this free family program as participants help collect a variety of wriggly and fascinating creatures usually hidden below the surface of the water.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 2

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Free!

Aug 2

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park , Bronx

1:30 p.m.
Short canoe trips for beginners and families.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Family Camping in Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Astronomy

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

8:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Aug 2

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Willis Avenue Community Garden , Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Free!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Art Ride! Guided Bicycle Tour of Rockaway! Exhibit at Fort Tilden

at Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Boulevard , Queens

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT and the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance to Fort Tilden! the Rockaway Artists' Alliance will provide a -FREE- guided tour of the Rockaway! arts festival, presented by RAA, MoMA PS1, the National Park Service and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 3

Birding

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.
Free!

Aug 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Family Art Project: Handmade River Rafts

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials, such as recycled foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make your mixture into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 3

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Aug 3

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.
Free!

Aug 3

Family Performance Festival: Tales from the Garden

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Go on a journey through the gardens and trees of Central Park with renowned storyteller Diane Edgecomb as she brings tales to life.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

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.
Free!

Aug 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 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.
Free!

Aug 3

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Free!

Aug 3

History Play Date: Plant Your Own Peas

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the dirt at the Dyckman Farm! Young visitors are invited to drop in and help while we harvest vegetables from the Kitchen Garden and learn what the Dyckmans grew on…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Little Bay Park Invasive Removal and Site Clean Up– NAVigator Qualifying Project

at Utopia Parkway & 14th Road (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Little Bay Park to help care for a newly planted forest and tidy up the forest.
Free!

Aug 6

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein as he leads his geology, history and natural history walk through Highbridge Park.
Free!

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a mini tour of one of Wave Hill’s magnificent gardens.
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Bathgate Community Garden , Bronx

9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Free!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 7

Aquatic Garden Q&A

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover why the water is black and learn how we cultivate dramatic aquatic plants like the sacred lotus and colorful tropical water lilies.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Stories in the Garden: Flutterby Butterfly

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we read stories and do a movement piece about the life cycles of these colorful creatures.

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Aug 7

Sherman Creek Gardening

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join our Sherman Creek Garden Crew for an evening of weeding and garden maintenance around the park.
Free!

Aug 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: A Cultural Tour with Queens Museum Director

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jason Yoon, Director of Education, Queens Museum will lead participants in a stroll across Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The stroll will highlight the history of the park,…
Free!

Aug 7

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 8

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Aug 8

Ladybugs!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify ladybugs and become part of a citizen science program, the Lost Ladybug project, to help Cornell University scientists track ladybugs. Bring your digital…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 8

Family Camping at Cunningham Park

at Cunningham Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Free!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Aug 9

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Aug 9

Nature Exploration with Mike Feller

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.
Walk the cool lower slope of Highbridge Park and explore native and non-native plants growing in the deep rich soil.
Free!

Aug 9

Art Workshop: Botanical Illustration and Observation

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe and document the intricate details and forms of plants and flowers found in the gardens, with artist and naturalist Gabriel Willow.

Aug 9

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden, without brushes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Upper River Run

at 219th St and Bronx Blvd by the Playground (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo. Please note, advanced registration required.

Aug 9

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 9

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected…
Free!

Aug 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Free!

Aug 9

Through the Lens Part 2

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

11:00 a.m.
Join local award winning nature photographer Jarred Sutton as teaches how he photographed all his subjects in "After Hurricane Sandy: A Look at Conserving Our Seashores…
Free!

Aug 9

Urban Farm Open House

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This open house event for the Urban Farm will include a free informal tour and a chance to chat with our Urban Farm experts. The Urban Farm grows a variety of fruits and…
Free!

Best For
Kids
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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

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.

Aug 9

Qualia Gardens: Art Installation and Dance Performances

at Gil Hodges Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore qualia—your personal sense of experience—with Brooklyn-based arts collective LEIMAY. Art installation on display July 15 - Aug 13. Dance performances Aug 1 and Aug 9.
Free!

Aug 9

Family Camping

at Pelham Bay Park , Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Free!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug 10

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.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 10

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.
Free!

Aug 10

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Family Art Project: Spray a Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Paint the colors of summer into a garden made without brushes.

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 10

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Aug 10

Freshwater Fishing

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

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.
Free!

Aug 10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Aug 10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Family Performance Festival: Earth Rhythms

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Shake to the rhythm of nature! Roger Tincknell and his energizing earthly beats with have you moving and grooving while you quench your curiosity about the natural world and all the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 10

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Free!

Aug 10

Nocturnal Wildlife

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife spots in New York City to view wonderful nocturnal animals which call the park their home.
Free!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Aug 11

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 11

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 11

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Aug 12

Clove Lakes Park Invasive Removal – NAVigator Qualifying Project

at Slosson and Drake Ave (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Clove Lakes Park to help care for a newly planted forest. This work will help maintain the livelihood of the restored forest.
Free!

Aug 12

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 12

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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.

Aug 12

Bryant Park Reading Room: HSBC Sustainability

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London Plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Aug 13

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 13

Fort Tryon Park Dusk Nature Walk

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Find out why the park is so beloved by skunks, groundhogs and an abundance of birds, especially at night.
Free!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug 14

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 14

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Free!

Aug 14

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Aug 14

GreenThumb Workshop: Build a Garden Birdhouse

at College Avenue Garden , Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this workshop you will learn how to assemble your very own birdhouse.
Free!

Aug 14

Creatures of the Night

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Explore Prospect Park after dark with expert naturalist Paul Keim.

Must See
Event
Aug 14

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug 15

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 15

Family Camping

at Conference House Beach (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Free!

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug 16

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Aug 16

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Aug 16

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Family Art Project: Flutter with the Butterflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowers. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Volunteer Saturdays at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Free!

Aug 16

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Free!

Aug 16

Entomology exploration

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Come explore the shores of the Harlem Meer and enjoy the abundance and diversity of insects, including dragonflies, honey bees, damsel flies, and lady bugs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park) , 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.
Free!

Aug 16

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 16

Family Camping

at Owl's Head Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Free!

Aug 16

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

8:30 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City Parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Aug 17

Beautification Event

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust at our monthly beautification days.
Free!

Aug 17

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Family Art Project: Flutter with the Butterflies

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite flowers. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly hat to wear as you sail across the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 17

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Aug 17

Freshwater Fishing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

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.
Free!

Aug 17

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.

Aug 17

Family Performance Festival: SummerDance on Tour, Earth Beat!

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Be enchanted by the magical movements of nature in Earth Beat, a spectacular dance performance by the Youth Company.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Free!

Aug 17

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Blue Heron Park comes alive at…
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug 18

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 18

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Aug 19

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 19

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 19

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aug 20

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 20

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Free!

Aug 20

Nature Walk & Talk: Do You Hear an Echo?

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:45 p.m.
How do animals find each other in the dark? Take an evening walk with naturalist Paul Keim to learn how bats, frogs, crickets and katydids use sound for location and…

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 21

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 21

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Aug 21

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug 22

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 22

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park) , 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.
Free!

Aug 22

Family Camping in Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park , Bronx

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Free!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug 23

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Aug 23

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Aug 23

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Family Art Project: T's of Summer

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 23

Forest Fairytales

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.
Sit back and listen to nature, and hear an enchanted tale about the surrounding forest.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Free!

Aug 23

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the river.

Aug 23

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Seining

at 165th Street and 99th Avenue

1:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 23

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Aug 23

Family Camping in Central Park

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Free!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 24

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…

Aug 24

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Family Art Project: T's of Summer

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 24

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Aug 24

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt South and Major Deegan Expressway (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

Aug 24

Nature Hike (moderate)

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Free!

Aug 24

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.
Free!

Aug 24

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.

Aug 24

Family Performance Festival: Story Laurie

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Groove in the glade as Story Laurie weaves wondrous tales and sings witty songs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

Nature Discovery for Kids: What's Under a Log?

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

1:30 p.m.2:15 p.m.
During these hands-on programs, kids will learn about the critters and plants of their park in a light-hearted and playful atmosphere.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 24

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 the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Free!

Aug 24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Free!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug 25

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 25

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Aug 26

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 26

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 26

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park) , 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.
Free!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aug 27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug 28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 28

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Aug 28

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Aug 28

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 29

Family Camping in Marine Park

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

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Free!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Aug 30

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Aug 30

The Street Trees of New York City

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Learn about the complex relationship between trees, animals, and humans with Leslie Day, author of "Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City" and "Field Guide to the Natural World" of New York City.
Free!

Aug 30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 30

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Free!

Aug 30

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park , Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Enjoy short canoe trips, for beginners and families, along the Bronx River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

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.

Aug 30

Family Camping in Fort Totten Park

at Fort Totten Park , Queens

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Aug 31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Family Art Project: Fishy Fun

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish that can swim through the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Nature Exploration (light)

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Free!

Aug 31

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Aug 31

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Aug 31

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.
Free!

Aug 31

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Free!

Aug 31

Family Performance Festival: Uncle Eye

at Peter Jay Sharp Children's Glade (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Rock and roll along with Uncle Eye as he teaches you about water, recycling, and more to the tune of his hit jams with wild and hilarious style.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Free!

Aug 31

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Inwood Hill Park comes alive at night with the activity of night herons, bats, raccoons, and skunks.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sep 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Sep 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Sep 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 4

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Sep 4

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep 5

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 5

Family Camping

at Inwood Hill Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Free!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Sep 6

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Sep 6

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 6

Fall Migration Walk in Inwood Hill Park

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

10:00 a.m.
Learn about the migratory birds of the season in the new wetlands and the ancient forest.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 6

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 6

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Free!

Sep 6

Family Camping

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.
Free!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 7

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Sep 7

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.
Free!

Sep 7

Life on the Forest Floor

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

1:00 p.m.
Earthworms, millipedes, sowbugs, and other decomposers play a vital role in healthy forest ecosystems. We will take a short walk in search of invertebrates and examine them more closely.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Ranger's Choice: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park , Bronx

1:00 p.m.
The Old Pelham Bay landfill remains closed to the public, making it a great place to watch migrating birds of prey.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 7

Saltwater Fishing

at West Harlem Piers Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Nocturnal Wildlife

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

7:00 p.m.
Alley Pond Park comes alive with the activity of its nocturnal residents: raccoons, bats, and sometimes owls.
Free!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sep 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Sep 9

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 9

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sep 10

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 10

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sep 11

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 11

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Sep 11

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sep 12

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 12

Family Camping in Alley Pond Park

at Alley Pond Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the divesions of everyday life…
Free!

Sep 12

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park , Staten Island

7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park pond in search of our nocturnal mosquito-eater – the bat!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 13

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Sep 13

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Sep 13

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 13

Decorate a Birdhouse

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Learn more about the birds that visit the Greenbelt (and your yard), then decorate a birdhouse that feathered friends would love to visit.

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Family Camping at Orchard Beach

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.
Free!

Sep 13

The Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are reay to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze ad explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be guides to…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sep 14

Beautification Event

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in our monthly beautification days.
Free!

Sep 14

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 14

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 14

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Sep 14

Ethnobotany Hike (Light)

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Ethnobotany looks at the cultural and historical uses of plants.
Free!

Sep 14

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.
Free!

Sep 14

Freshwater Fishing

at 164th Street and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Free!

Sep 14

Ponds Under the Spotlight

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

1:00 p.m.
Explore the wetlands and learn about the life cycles of the pond.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 15, 2014

Sep 15

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 15

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Sep 16

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 16

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sep 17

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sep 18

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 18

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Sep 18

Journey To The Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Discover the wonders of the universe.
Free!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sep 19

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 19

Family Camping

at High Rock Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with nature, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplog from the diversions of everyday life and to…
Free!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Sep 20

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Sep 20

International Coastal Clean-Up

at Metcalf and Lafayette Avenues (in Soundview Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance and the Friends of Soundview Park as we work to improve the health of the Long Island Sound, and remove waterfront debris.
Free!

Sep 20

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 20

Volunteer Saturdays at Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Free!

Sep 20

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 20

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

Sep 20

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Free!

Sep 20

Family Camping

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life, and to laugh and play with our families.
Free!

Sep 20

The Night Sky

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

8:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sep 21

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 21

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.

Sep 21

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Sep 21

Fantastic Forest Fitness Trek

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Join the Greenbelt Educators for a brisk walk to the edge of the Greenbelt through forest, streams to the tidal wetlands of southwest LaTourette, along the multi-purpose trail.
Free!

Sep 21

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.
Free!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Sep 22

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sep 23

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep 24

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 24

The Forest Beneath our Feet

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.
We will take a short walk on the trail in search of invertebrates and examine them more closely.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 25

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sep 26

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 26

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Sep 27

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Sep 27

Birding: Brooklyn Road Trip

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

10:00 a.m.
Take a trip in search of early fall migrants with our Rangers.
Free!

Sep 27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 27

Hike the Greenbelt (vigorous)

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Free!

Sep 27

Night Hike (light)

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Night Hikes allow participants to see parks in a different light, and are great for families.
Free!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep 28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Sep 28

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Sep 28

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the potential of the future of Freshkills Park at our annual festival with activities like kayaking, biking, birding, art and more on Staten Island!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 28

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.
Free!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Sep 29

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sep 30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Oct 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Oct 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Oct 3

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 3

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Oct 4

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Oct 4

Highbridge Hawk Watch

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bring the whole family and roam the winter woods in search of hawks with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Oct 5

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.
Free!

Oct 5

Volunteer to Help Park Reforestation Efforts in Highbridge Park

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
As part of our effort to reestablish a native forest in Highbridge Park we will be planting native trees, shrubs and perennials, and removing non-native invasive plants.
Free!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Oct 6

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Oct 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Oct 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Oct 9

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 9

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Oct 10

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 10

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Oct 11

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Oct 11

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 11

Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! Including tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct 12

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 12

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Oct 12

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.
Free!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Oct 13

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Oct 14

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Oct 15

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Oct 16

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 16

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Oct 17

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct 18

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Oct 18

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Oct 18

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oct 19

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Oct 19

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.
Free!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Oct 20

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Oct 21

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Oct 22

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Oct 23

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 23

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Oct 24

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 24

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Oct 25

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Oct 25

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct 26

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

It's My Park Day: Spring Planting

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust in Celebrating Its' My Park Day!
Free!

Oct 26

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Oct 26

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.
Free!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Oct 27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Oct 28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Oct 29

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Oct 30

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Oct 30

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Free!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct 31

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 31

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Nov 1

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Nov 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Fall Harvest and Garden Maintenance

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us get our gardens ready for winter with various fall maintenance projects.
Free!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Nov 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.

Best For
Kids
Nov 2

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Free!

Nov 2

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.
Free!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Nov 7

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Nov 8

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

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.
Free!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Nov 14

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Nov 15

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Nov 15

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov 16

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.
Free!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Nov 21

Farmer's Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Farmer's Market Fridays Every Friday, June 21 through November 22 from 8:30am to 4pm Get fresh, local and seasonal produce, nuts, coffee, and nut butters from the…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nov 22

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Nov 22

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Nov 29

Bird Walk

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

8:00 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…
Free!

Nov 29

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

Dec 13

Inwood Owl Prowl

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family as you roam the winter woods in search of owls with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Free!

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Dec 20

Cleaning & Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut. We are there every Saturday morning. It is…
Free!

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