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 58 events
from September 23, 2020 to October 30, 2020
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Sep23

Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join us for a bird walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Sep23

WOW | Work Outside Wednesdays: Mile-a-Minute Invasive Removal

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for our Work Outside Wednesday volunteer event and help the Greenbelt Educators rid the park of this invader! Be prepared to walk approximately 2 miles.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep23

Shell-ebrate Oysters

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for virtual oyster monitoring sessions to learn about the history and important environmental role of this keystone species.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep23

Outdoor Watercolor Painting Workshop with Private Picassos

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Students will learn basic watercolor techniques and then complete a series of watercolor paintings! Techniques such a dry brush and wet into wet will be demonstrated by our teacher, primarily focused on depicting flowers and foliage on the grounds of the Old Stone House
Category: Nature, Art, Workshops

Sep23

Natural Areas Tour – Explore the Salt Marsh!

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Enjoy views of beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Sep24

Virtual SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Hudson River Park’s SUBMERGE festival celebrates NYC’s coastal waters and brings marine science to life.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors, Fishing, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep24

Tour of The Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of The Battery Urban Farm to learn about how we grow produce in the heart of downtown New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep24

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Reptile Club: Amphibians

at Virtual/Online Workshop

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn what it takes to be an Amateur Herpetologists at home by exploring the world of reptiles (and amphibians)!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Farm Tour for Kids at The Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Visit The Battery Urban Farm to explore the crops and creatures that call this park home! The tour will include a tasting of fresh farm produce.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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