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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, 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

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

Hunts Point Street Tree Care

at Julio Carballo Field (in Julio Carballo Fields) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we partner with Sustainable South Bronx for our final street tree care day in Hunts Point this summer.
Free!

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

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
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

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 30

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
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

Summer Fishing Clinics

at White Levy Esplanade (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance introduces Pop-Up Audubon II, an aquatically themed expansion of our popular nature education programs.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 31

Nature on the Go!

at The Wellhouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy catch-and-release fishing in this popular summer program. Participants learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and will even get to collect their own bait. Open to children…
Free!

Best For
Kids
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.

Sep 1

Wave Hill 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!

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.

Sep 2

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

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

Bloomingdale Park Tree Guard Installation

at Ramona Avenue and Maguire Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Bloomingdale Park to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
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

Explore Inwood's Marshes with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Explore the Marshland at Muscota Marsh and Inwood Hill Park with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller.
Free!

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

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!

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.

Sep 9

Garden Highlights Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Sep 10

Pelham Bay Park Invasive Removal and Tree Stewardship

at North East Corner of Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

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

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

Conference House Park Invasive Removal

at Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island

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

NYC Compost Project: Fall Lawn Care

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Fall Lawn Care Saturday, September 13, 10am to 1pm Fee: $5 per person; registration required - email compost@queensbotanical.org…

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

What's the Buzz About Bees?

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
What's the Buzz About Bees? Saturday, September 13, noon to 1:30pm Fee: $5 per person; registration required - see below Celebrate our winged aviators at this family-friendly…

Best For
Kids
Sep 13

Children's Garden Fall Sessions

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions September 13 & 21, October 4 & 26; 2-4 pm Autumn leaves mean it’s time for fall fun. Young gardeners in weekend sessions…

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

Family Art Project: Frankenthaler Outdoor Painting

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Put your abstract spin on the nature you see around you. Follow the easy techniques of New York native abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler: “Landscapes were in my arms as I did…
Free!

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

Colors of the Fall Family Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
After joining the Family Art Project, continue exploring the theme—or take your artwork in new directions—with a naturalist on a family-friendly walk. Explore the intensity…
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
Sep 14

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!

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.

Sep 16

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

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

Wave Hill Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wave Hill Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Free!

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

Wolfe’s Pond Park Tree Guard Installation

at Cooper Place and Holten Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Wolfe’s Pond Park to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
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

Natural Areas Open House

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

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

Must See
Event
Sep 20

Wave Hill Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wave Hill Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Free!

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

Wave Hill Plant Sale

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wave Hill Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
Free!

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!

Sep 21

Urban Park Ranger Hike at Bartow-Pell Mansion

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Once there were many mansions on the shores of Pelham Bay; now only Bartow-Pell remains. Learn about the other grand country estates that neighbored Bartow-Pell on this fascinating…
Free!

Sep 21

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!

Sep 21

HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Autumn leaves mean it’s time for fall fun. Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore a Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with…

Best For
Kids

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
Sep 23

Garden Highlights Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sep 24

Arden Woods Tree Guard Installation

at Muldoon Avenue and Arthur Kill Road (in Arden Woods) , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Arden Woods to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and installation of…
Free!

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

Family Art Project: Nature Becomes a Greek God

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tammy Nguyen, a visual artist whose work is on view in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project Space this fall, takes us on a mythological journey to transform found materials in…
Free!

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

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

3:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and photographer Debbie Becker on a trail walk as the great fall migration gets under way with hawks, eagles, warblers, and hummingbirds returning to their winter…

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

Family Art Project: Nature Becomes a Greek God

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tammy Nguyen, a visual artist whose work is on view in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project Space this fall, takes us on a mythological journey to transform found materials in…
Free!

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!

Sep 28

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!

Sep 28

Riverside Park Fall Overlook Concerts

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Concerts are held in lower Riverside Park at 116th Street on Sundays at 2:00PM. Rain decisions are made at 11:00 AM the day of the event - if there is rain the concert will be canceled.
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
Sep 30

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

Sep 30

Street Tree Care Days with LES Ecology Center

at Tompkins Square Park at 9th St. and Avenue B (in Tompkins Square Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us to help beautify these new tree beds by planting ground cover plants and flowering bulbs.
Free!

Sep 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!

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
Oct 4

NYC Compost Project: Composting in the City

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: Composting in the City Saturday, October 4, 10am to 1pm Fee: $5 per person Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce…

Oct 4

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum look as beautiful as they can be. Long sleeves, pants, and sturdy footwear strongly recommended.
Free!

Oct 4

Candlemaking Workshop

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Beeswax has been used for centuries in art, woodworking and in religious ceremonies. Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy. Registration is…

Oct 4

Honey Tasting

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home. Gourmet honey producers and chocolatiers will be…
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 4

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Free!

Oct 4

Hives and Honey Information Station

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on beekeeping gear, peek inside an empty hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Free!

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

Family Art Project: Be a Bee

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for this Family Art Project classic. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz around in a cardboard hive of six-sided cells and forage…
Free!

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

Candlemaking Workshop

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Beeswax has been used for centuries in art, woodworking and in religious ceremonies. Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy. Registration is…

Oct 5

Honey Tasting

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
You’ll be amazed at the complex flavors of different varieties of honey! Sample a few, then purchase your favorite to take home. Gourmet honey producers and chocolatiers will be…
Free!

Must See
Event
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

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Free!

Oct 5

Hives and Honey Information Station

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location , Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Try on beekeeping gear, peek inside an empty hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
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!

Oct 5

Wave Hill 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!

Oct 5

Riverside Park Fall Overlook Concerts

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Concerts are held in lower Riverside Park at 116th Street on Sundays at 2:00PM. Rain decisions are made at 11:00 AM the day of the event - if there is rain the concert will be canceled.
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
Oct 7

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

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
Oct 11

Nature Presentation: Wonderful Woolly Bears

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
In the early fall, woolly bear caterpillars are on the move, searching for cozy places to hibernate for the winter. Meet live woolly bear caterpillars with an environmental educator…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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!

Oct 12

Wave Hill 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!

Oct 12

Riverside Park Fall Overlook Concerts

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Concerts are held in lower Riverside Park at 116th Street on Sundays at 2:00PM. Rain decisions are made at 11:00 AM the day of the event - if there is rain the concert will be canceled.
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
Oct 13

Wave Hill 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 this special holiday Monday.
Free!

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
Oct 14

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

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
Oct 18

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

3:30 p.m.
The fall migration continues with warblers, sparrows, scarlet tanagers, rose-breasted grosbeaks, red-headed woodpeckers, and more visiting Pelham Bay Park. Naturalist and photographer…

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!

Oct 19

Wave Hill 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!

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
Oct 21

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

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!

Oct 26

Wave Hill 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!

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
Oct 28

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Free!

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!

Nov 22

Floral Arranging Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by the pros.

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!

Must See
Event

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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