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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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

Viewing 1–10 out of 240 events
from September 22, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

The New York City Naturalist Club: Fall Migration

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Sep22

Prospect Park Super Hike

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Our moderate hikes are longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain. Registration begins on Wednesday, Sept. 11
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep22

Wellness: Autumnal Equinox Sun Salutations

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This energizing outdoor class consists of 108 salutes to the sun, a sacred number and symbolic tradition.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports

Sep22

The Natural Areas Conservancy Presents: Forest Bathing in Forest Park, Queens

at Queens Museum (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Forest bathing focuses on gently engaging mind, spirit, and body with the natural environment — empowering park visitors to deepen their connection with parks and local environments.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep22

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities. Refreshments will be served.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Seniors

Sep22

Queens Park of the Month: Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Enjoy a peaceful paddle in the wetlands of Jamaica Bay and view the incredible birds in this habitat. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on September 11.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Sep22

Ecosystem Explorers: Micro-Ecosystems

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks!
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep22

Apples & Honey Day

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season with apples and honey! Fill your day with themed crafts, apples and honey tastings, local beer and cider, and meet our beekeeper!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife, Workshops

Best For
Kids

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