NYC Resources 311 Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Nature

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

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

May 6

Jane's Walk: Pier 5 Uplands Sneak Peek

at Ample Hills (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a sneak peek at a forthcoming section of Brooklyn Bridge Park's, the Pier 5 Uplands, currently under construction.
Free!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Nature Walk and Bird Watching

at Ridgewood Reservoir's Vermont Place Entrance (in Highland Park) , Queens

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave. Welcome warblers back to the park at this spring bird-watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Great Kills Crooke's Point Tree Planting

at Hylan Boulevard and Buffalo Street (in Great Kills Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Great Kills Crooke's Point!
Free!

May 7

Marble Hill – Whose is it Anyways? - A Bronx Week Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

at Outside Chase Bank , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit the sites of old toll bridges, riverbeds, and train tracks, learn about a once-famous bicycle racing track, and a never-completed ballpark which might have hosted a World Series.

May 7

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

May 7

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

NatureFest 2016

at Snug Harbor Culture Center (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 a.m.
The Museum’s annual environmental fair will include free activities for children and adults, nature walks, information tables, and arts and crafts.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

May 7

Historical Walk: Jane's River Sisters

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Jane Jacobs may have never set foot in the South Bronx, but there are many examples of how community activism has made neighborhoods all but written off in the 1960s. Join our…
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

May 7

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off our paddling season with our annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla and help us raise vital funds for our canoe program.
Free!

May 7

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best places to see wildlife in NYC.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Carousel Opening Eco Day

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come ride the carousel, enjoy craft activities, and meet farm animals visiting for the day.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Science in the Park: Exploring the Bay

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

May 7

The Grand Concourse Historic District – Art Deco Delights

at E.167th Street and the Grand Concourse , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on a stroll through one of The Bronx’s noted designated historic districts – the Grand Concourse.

Best For
Kids
May 7

Storefront Science: Urban Naturalist

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the park’s trees and wildlife through enriching games that highlight plant identification and animal behaviors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…

May 8

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Ranger's Choice: Woodland Fairy House Walk

at Inwood Hill Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In folklore, the woodland fairies awaken the forest and bring about spring. We'll observe the fanciful plants and animals which inhabit the forest floor.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Spring Wildflower Hike (light)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Free!

May 8

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

May 8

Seining

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

May 8

Garden Walk: Nature's Mothers

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day at the Morris-Jumel Mansion by exploring the grounds and gardens in search of migratory birds and other wildlife with naturalist Gabriel Willow.

May 8

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Monday, May 9, 2016

May 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May 9

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 10

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of our flagship salt marsh! Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up-close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Free!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

May 11

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

May 11

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

May 11

Good Bugs in the Garden

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Gardener Karen will discuss beneficial insects in the garden, and you and your little ones are invited to help her release ladybugs into the park!
Free!

Must See
Event
May 11

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike and listen to frogs.
Free!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

May 12

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 12

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May 12

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 12

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

May 12

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 12

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Free!

May 12

City Chicken Institute: Spring Chicks Special - Hatching and Rearing Chicks

at Imani Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workshop will go over the joys and risks of hatching your own eggs and how to care for the cute fuzzy little things that follow.
Free!

Friday, May 13, 2016

May 13

Greening the Globe Begins at Home: Symposium at the College of Staten Island

at College of Staten Island (CUNY), Performing Arts Center-Recital Hall , Staten Island

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this special series to explore environmental advocacy through environmental education, green career paths, and initiatives for creating sustainable communities.
Free!

May 13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

May 13

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 13

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

May 13

Historical Tour - Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come learn about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Free!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14

Birding: Spring Migration

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

May 14

Discovery Hike: Spring Birding

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Early spring signals the migration of birds from their winter homes. Observe and identify birds with binoculars.
Free!

May 14

Songbird Migration Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join expert naturalist Mike Feller for a nature walk in Inwood Hill Park and Muscota Marsh to learn about the migratory birds of the season in the new wetlands and the ancient forest.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Compost Tea and Cookies

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This advanced composting class will show participants how to make a batch of compost tea—an aerated brew of finished compost in water.

May 14

Summer on the Hudson: The Art of Birding A Walk through Forever Wild Bird Sanctuary

at Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Jeff Nulle, long-time volunteer park tender and past president of the Linnaean Society of New York, on National Migratory Bird Day.
Free!

May 14

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Butterfly Exploration

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

May 14

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

at Grove Hill Learning Garden , Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Free!

May 14

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

May 14

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

May 14

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

May 14

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Set along the backdrop of the Hell Gate Bridge and the Urban Farm, the fest welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting and more.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.

May 14

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat?

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Want to learn more about food chains and food webs and how owls survive in the parks? Join Dr. A for a dissection of owl pellets and see what you discover.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…

May 15

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 15

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 15

Kids Salamander Exploration

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 15

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the world’s largest landfill-to-park project with over 700 acres and 8 miles of trails open for tours and recreation.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 15

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 15

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 15

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

May 15

Freshwater Fishing

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 15

Discovery Hike: Spring Beauties

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate NYC Wildflower Week by joining Greenbelt educators to search for spring beauties and other wildflowers along the trail.
Free!

May 15

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, May 16, 2016

May 16

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May 17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

May 17

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!

May 17

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May 18

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

May 18

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

May 18

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

May 18

BQLT Special Project: Haitian Cultural Event

at East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This fun, family-friendly event will highlight the power of storytelling, and will include musical components, such as drumming.
Free!

Thursday, May 19, 2016

May 19

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 19

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 19

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department for a stroll through the meadow.
Free!

May 19

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

May 19

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 19

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

May 19

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 19

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Free!

Friday, May 20, 2016

May 20

Centennial Plant Sale at Bartow-Pell Conservancy

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, and herbs will be on sale.
Free!

May 20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

May 20

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 20

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

May 20

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify different trees and insects. Test and play various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Walk Randall's Island

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Come walk around Randall's Island, get a free pedometer and map, and make exploring and enjoying our pathways a fun, and healthy event.
Free!

May 21

Birding Bonanza

at South end of the Little Hell Gate Bridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan , Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At our Birding Bonanza event, expert guides from both Randall's Island Park Alliance and NYC Audubon will help you explore the park while you seek and discover our feathered island residents.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Historical Tour - Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Free!

May 21

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Getting Started with Compost

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn all about the best ways to apply compost tea, use compost as a mulch or top-dressing, and when one application is better than the other.
Free!

May 21

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

May 21

Family Activity Day: Make a Terrarium

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring season by learning about the history of terrariums, and make one to take home! Participants will make their own live terrariums and personalize them with pebble art.

Best For
Kids
May 21

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

May 21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Ranger's Choice: Calver Vaux Park Discovery Hike

at Calvert Vaux Park , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This beautifully restored parkland holds remnants of sunken barges that have been taken over by nature.
Free!

May 21

Historical Tour: Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Free!

May 21

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

May 21

Behind the Lens: Fort Tryon Park

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Michael Palma, travel and urban photographer, will teach lighting techniques, fill flash methods, and composition, using scenic landmarks at Fort Tryon Park and its many vistas.
Free!

May 21

Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Alley Pond Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us around our roaring campfire for an evening of s'mores, games, and storytelling. Registration required.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Ranger's Choice: Hunter Island Sunset Hike

at Pelham Bay Park , Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy a sunset hike through New York City's largest park with the Urban Park Rangers. Registration required.
Free!

May 21

Nocturnal Wildlife

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Birding: Hawk Watch

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

May 22

Park to Park: Biking

at Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your own bicycle (and helmet) and ride through National Parks and NYC Parks.
Free!

May 22

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…

May 22

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 22

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 22

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

May 22

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 22

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 22

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

May 22

Seining

at Broad Channel American Ball Fields , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 22

Horseshoe Crabs

at Plumb Beach parking lot

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

May 22

Science in the Park

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Free!

May 22

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, May 23, 2016

May 23

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May 23

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.

May 24

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!

May 24

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Free!

May 24

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 24

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up-close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Free!

May 24

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up-close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Free!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

May 25

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

May 25

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Free!

May 25

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 26

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
May 26

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 26

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

May 26

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 27, 2016

May 27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

May 27

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 27

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

May 27

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify different trees and insects. Test and play various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 27

Historical Tour - Randall's Island North

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come learn about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Free!

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department and learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Free!

May 28

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

Ranger's Choice: Prospect Park Nature and History Bike Tour

at Prospect Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bike through Prospect Park while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring with the Urban Park Rangers. Registration is required.
Free!

May 28

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

Nature Exploration Hike (light)

at Kissena Corridor Park at 56th Avenue (in Kissena Corridor Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Free!

May 28

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

May 28

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

May 28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

May 28

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department to learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Free!

May 28

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt Park , Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 18.
Free!

May 28

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Participants must have prior canoe experience. Registation required
Free!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29

Hike the Trail of the Month: Blue Trail

at Seaview Hospital , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Hike the 12-mile Blue Trail with the Greenbelt Conservancy.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 29

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 29

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 29

Horseshoe Crabs

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban
Free!

May 29

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 29

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 29

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

May 29

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

May 29

Basic Orienteering

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On an orienteering program, you will learn the skills to navigate using a map and compass.
Free!

May 29

Science in the Park: Exploring the Bay

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay. Generously funded by Council Member Paul Vallone.
Free!

May 29

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

May 29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

May 29

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!

May 29

Nocturnal Wildlife

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

9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Monday, May 30, 2016

May 30

Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk

at Maine Monument (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Walk through Central Park and see how generations of New Yorkers have used the Park as a place to remember their veterans.
Free!

May 30

Memorial Day in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location , The Carousel (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance this Memorial Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the 1912 Carousel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 30

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May 31

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!

May 31

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Free!

May 31

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Jun 1

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jun 1

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Jun 2

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

Jun 2

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jun 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 3, 2016

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun 3

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 3

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 3

Storefront Science: Tree Identifcation

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn how to ID trees by examining their leaves, trunks, and branches.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Jun 4

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up-close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront adjacent to the Harlem and East Rivers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

Jun 4

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Jun 4

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park , Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Registration is required.
Free!

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

Jun 4

Discovery Hike: Introduction to the Forest

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a leafy green stroll to introduce the sights, scents, and sounds of the forest.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Jun 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Go Green! Greenpoint!

at 900 Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Beginning in 2008, Go Green! Greenpoint! was the first Earth Day Festival to take place in North Brooklyn. Since then, this event has become an annual staple of community life.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 4

Science in the Park: Exploring the Bay

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

Jun 4

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 4

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Beach (in Fort Washington Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count species of fish.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 4

Green Reading with SI OutLOUD

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is part of the Greening the Globe Begins at Home series, which highlights environmental education, “green collar” career paths, and initiatives towards…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 4

Family Camping: Brooklyn

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 25.
Free!

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Jun 5

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Jun 5

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 5

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 5

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jun 5

Science in the Park

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Jun 5

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join artist Giada Crispiels as she leads an art workshop at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, in Marine Park, with her new book, Wildlife of New York, a Five-Borough Coloring…
Free!

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun 6

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Jun 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jun 8

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

Jun 8

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 8

Children's Music Hour

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park) , Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Meet well-known children's performer Darlene Graham and get your kids singing and swaying.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hike to Buttonbush Swamp to listen for frogs.
Free!

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun 9

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jun 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

City Chicken Institute: Basic Chicken Keeping

at Imani Community Garden , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Visit a live chicken coop and learn how to raise your own flock at New York Restoration Project's interactive discussion about keeping chickens in an urban setting.
Free!

Friday, June 10, 2016

Jun 10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun 10

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 10

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jun 11

Birdwatching at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir's Vermont Place Entrance (in Highland Park) , Queens

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Start your day off with an early morning bird-watching walk led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Free!

Jun 11

Upper River Paddle & Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure, and help us clean the freshwater sections of the Bronx River to remove floatables.

Jun 11

Kids Nature Hike

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

Jun 11

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Jun 11

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants Hike (light)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this nature hike, discover the medicinal and cultural uses of common plants found throughout New York City.
Free!

Jun 11

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 11

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 11

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 1.
Free!

Jun 11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Concerts at Isham Park

at Bruce's Garden (in Isham Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
East Winds Ensemble presents a unique concert by two masters of Japanese music, Masayo Ishigure and Marco Lienhard. Enjoy an afternoon of Koto and Shakukachi music that will dazzle…
Free!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

Trail of the Month: Green Trail and Pouch Camp

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This month's Trail of the Month covers the Gretta Moulton (Green Trail) and the trails inside Pouch Camp.
Free!

Jun 12

14th Annual Drums Along the Hudson

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Lotus Music and Dance for this annual Multicultural Celebration and Native American Festival.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 12

Seining

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet as seining programs use nets to catch fish
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 12

Freshwater Fishing

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first come, first served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 12

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 12

Intermediate Canoeing

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 12

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 12

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jun 12

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Concerts at Isham Park

at Upper Lawn by Bruce's Garden (in Isham Park) , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drum and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Roughly translated, Taiko means big drums. Big…
Free!

Monday, June 13, 2016

Jun 13

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Jun 14

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Free!

Jun 14

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Jun 15

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jun 15

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 15

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Marion Hopkinson Park (in Marion Hopkinson Playground) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Jun 16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Jun 16

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 16

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jun 16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 17, 2016

Jun 17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun 17

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 17

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 17

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify different trees and insects. Test and play various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jun 18

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

Jun 18

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.

Jun 18

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Jun 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 18

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 18

Family Camping: Queens

at Alley Pond Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 8.
Free!

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Jun 19

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 19

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 19

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jun 19

Waterfall Hike (light)

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Free!

Jun 19

Tide Pool Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 19

Science in the Park

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Jun 19

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 19

Saltwater Fishing

at 10th Street Walking Bridge (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Jun 20

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 20

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Vincent V Abate Playground (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jun 21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 21

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Sternberg Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Jun 22

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jun 22

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun 22

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 22

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Elijah Stroud Playground (in Stroud Playground) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Jun 23

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.

Jun 23

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 23

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jun 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 23

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Grand and Kent (in William Sheridan Playground) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights Quantum Astronomy for Beginners

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We'll discuss what was actually found out about Pluto’s size, surface, atmosphere, moons, and more.
Free!

Friday, June 24, 2016

Jun 24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.

Jun 24

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 24

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 24

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Jesse Owens Playground , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 24

Family Camping: Manhattan

at Inwood Hill Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 15.
Free!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Treasure Hunt

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us as we unlock the island's secrets at The Great Randall’s Island Treasure Hunt!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 25

Halfway to the Holidays Hike

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Search for evergreens, holly, and other natural features associated with the holiday season.
Free!

Jun 25

Saltwater Fishing

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. All equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

Summer on the Hudson: RiverFish Celebration

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and the Urban Park Rangers invite you to spend a day in West Harlem Piers Park connecting to the life living within the Hudson River.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.

Jun 25

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

Jun 25

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Jun 25

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 25

Ranger's Choice: Camp Food and Campfire Cooking

at Fort Greene Park , Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will learn fire making skills and how to cook on an open flame. The Urban Park Rangers will also share expert ways to pack food and cooking gear for a backwoods trip.
Free!

Jun 25

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jun 25

Family Camping: Staten Island

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, June 15.
Free!

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 26

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp or chain pickerel. This program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 26

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 26

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jun 26

Orienteering, Maps, and Compasses

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our orienteering hikes you will learn the skills needed to navigate using only a map and compass.
Free!

Jun 26

Science in the Park

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay.
Free!

Jun 26

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, June 27, 2016

Jun 27

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Jun 27

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Jun 28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Betsy Head Playground (in Betsy Head Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jun 29

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jun 29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.

Jun 29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jun 29

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Kaiser Park , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun 30

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 30

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jun 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 30

Pop Up Aquarium!

at Seth Low Playground (in Seth Low Playground/ Bealin Square) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 1, 2016

Jul 1

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Jul 2

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

Jul 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 2

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Jul 3

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 3

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jul 3

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, July 4, 2016

Jul 4

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands, and explore the waterfront.
Free!

Jul 4

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Jul 5

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Jul 6

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jul 6

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Jul 7

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jul 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 8, 2016

Jul 8

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 9

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Jul 10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 10

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jul 10

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, July 11, 2016

Jul 11

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Jul 12

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Street Stories

at St. Johns Recreation Center , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This hands-on workshop is an introduction to documentary photography. Aldo Saligno will take you through a range of tips and techniques necessary to capture compelling images of…
Free!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Jul 13

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jul 13

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jul 14

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jul 14

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 15, 2016

Jul 15

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jul 15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Van Cortlandt Park , Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join artist Giada Crispiels as she leads an art workshop at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, in Marine Park, with her new book, Wildlife of New York, a Five-Borough Coloring…
Free!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Jul 16

Garden Crafts for Adults

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Why should kids get to have all the fun? Due to popular demand, join Gardener Karen and Curator Kelsey for a fun afternoon of garden-related colonial and modern crafts for adults.

Jul 16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 16

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jul 17

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 17

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jul 17

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, July 18, 2016

Jul 18

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Jul 19

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Jul 20

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jul 20

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Jul 21

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jul 21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 22, 2016

Jul 22

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Jul 22

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join artist Giada Crispiels as she leads an art workshop at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, in Marine Park, with her new book, Wildlife of New York, a Five-Borough Coloring…
Free!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jul 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 23

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jul 23

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Free!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul 24

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 24

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jul 24

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, July 25, 2016

Jul 25

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Jul 26

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Jul 27

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Jul 27

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jul 28

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Jul 28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jul 29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 30

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul 31

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Jul 31

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Jul 31

Outdoor Movie Night: The Goonies

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Setting out to find a way to save their homes, The Goonies find a treasure map and go in search of the treasure of the legendary pirate, One-Eyed Willy.
Free!

Monday, August 1, 2016

Aug 1

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Aug 3

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Aug 3

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 3

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 4

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Aug 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 5, 2016

Aug 5

Garden Camp for Kids

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Gardener Karen will lead a fun-filled schedule of planting, exploring, observing, and creating around the historic grounds of the mansion.

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

Aug 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Aug 7

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, August 8, 2016

Aug 8

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Aug 10

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Aug 11

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug 12

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Family Affair

at Target Bronx Community Garden , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bronx Museum educators will be in Target Bronx Community Garden leading activities centered around gardening, art, and our neighborhood.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 13

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Free!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 14

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Aug 14

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Aug 15

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug 16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Aug 17

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Aug 17

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Aug 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 19, 2016

Aug 19

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug 20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 20

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Aug 21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 21

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Aug 21

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, August 22, 2016

Aug 22

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Aug 24

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Aug 24

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Aug 25

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug 26

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 27

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug 28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 28

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Aug 28

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug 29

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Aug 31

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

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

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Free!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Sep 1

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

Sep 3

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 3

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Sep 4

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Sep 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sep 11

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 11

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sep 14

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Sep 15

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 17

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Free!

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Sep 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 18

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep 21

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep 22

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Sep 22

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

Get Hooked: Children's Wildlife Education

at Southern waterfront just across the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At Get Hooked, children have the opportunity to learn about the wildlife living in the waters surrounding Randall’s Island.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sep 25

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 25

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sep 28

Walking Meditation

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Free!

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep 29

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Sep 29

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

Oct 1

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Oct 4

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Oct 6

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Oct 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Oct 9

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 9

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct 10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Oct 11

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Oct 13

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Oct 13

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 15

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct 16

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 16

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Oct 18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oct 20

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Oct 20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct 22

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct 23

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 23

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Oct 25

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Oct 27

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Oct 27

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct 29

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Oct 30

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 30

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Nov 1

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Nov 3

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Nov 3

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Free!

Nov 5

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 6

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Nov 8

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Nov 10

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Nov 10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Nov 12

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Nov 13

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 13

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nov 15

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Nov 17

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Nov 17

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Nov 19

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Nov 20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 20

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Nov 22

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Nov 24

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Free!

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Nov 27

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Free!

Search Events

Time of Day
Categories
Type

Was this information helpful?