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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 21–30 out of 163 events
from January 23, 2017 to August 26, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

Family Art Project: Coyote and Owl Fixtures and Tricksters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Nature Talk: Coyotes in the Big Apple

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out where our local coyotes live, what they eat, and how they coexist with humans in one of the most densely-populated areas of the country.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb 4

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Owls swallow their prey whole. Drop in for this exploratory workshop, and discover the origins of the owl’s diet.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Coyote Info Station

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Environmental Educators explain the history of coyotes in New York City and suggest tips for living peacefully with these wild neighbors.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

MMM, Maples

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the process of "sugaring," how to identify the official tree of New York State, try out your new maple sugaring knowledge on a tree stump, and taste some maple treats!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking

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Feb 4

Winter Waterfowl

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb 4

Nature Presentation: Owl Discovery

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live owls and enjoy up-close observation of their amazing nocturnal hunting adaptions.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Family Art Project: Coyote and Owl Fixtures and Tricksters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Nature Talk: On the Trail of Urban Coyotes

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out how camera traps and DNA from “scat” (aka poop) allow scientists to observe and track wildlife without ever touching or disturbing the animals.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

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