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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 349 events
from February 19, 2018 to December 8, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Monday, February 19, 2018

Feb19

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb19

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with Deer

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb19

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Time Travelers

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us this President’s Day for a journey through time – from the Ice Age, through the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feb20

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyln: Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Queens: All About Bugs

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Insects are small animals with six legs and a hard outer shell called an exoskeleton. Want to learn more about bugs? Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternnon of bug discovery!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb20

Kids Week Staten Island: Lenape Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
As the Urban Park Rangers lead you through this diverse woodland, discover different animal tracks, plants, and natural wonders that the Native Americans would have used in their everyday lives.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Winter Forest Walk

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hike in search of animal tracks, tapping woodpeckers, and other wonders of the winter forest.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Feb21

Sea Shore Winter Walk and Coastal Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a winter recess family-friendly winter beach walk and arts and crafts workshop.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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