NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 39 events
from March 7, 2021 to March 30, 2021
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Mar 7

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter here in NYC. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Mar 7

Deer Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots as we explore the park in search of one of white-tailed deer!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Mar 9

FrogWatch USA Virtual Training

at Virtual/Online Workshop

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
earn how to identify local frog species, their importance in wetland ecosystems, and more. This 90-minute online training session will certify participants as FrogWatch USA volunteers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Mar10

Greenbelt @ Home: Meet Our Animal Ambassadors

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with snakes, turtles, frogs, and much more! Our educators will address your questions and help the group learn about the natural history of these amazing animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Mar11

Tidy Thursdays

at Starlight ParkBronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help clean up Starlight Park. Masks, gloves, grabbers, hand sanitizer, and temperature checks for COVID-19 provided.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Mar13

Crazy for Composting: Food Waste Edition!

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by NYBG online for their fun and informative Crazy for Composting: Food Waste Edition to discover ways to compost your food scraps and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Mar13

The Pelham Bay Super Hike

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This challenging hike winds its way through many diverse forests and ecosystems in Pelham Bay Park. Participants are chosen by lottery.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar13

A Horse of Course

at Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South (in Forest Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and our Parks Enforcement Patrol Mounted Unit to learn about our specialized enforcement unit in Parks. We will also take a nature walk on the bridle path at Forest Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar13

Nature's Workshop: Creating Music from Nature

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover which trees and natural materials are used to build modern-day musical instruments.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Workshops
Free!

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Mar14

Nature Craft with Angel - Make Your Own Bird Feeder Ornaments

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Environmental Educator Angel Ehlers on this hands-on virtual journey, as she takes you through the easy process of making your own bird feeder from a few simple materials and ingredients.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

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