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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 111–120 out of 391 events
from March 30, 2017 to October 29, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Friday, April 14, 2017

Apr14

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr14

Kids Week Manhattan: Bug Hunt

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we search high and low for amazing insects to discover their important connection to us, and the importance of parks to provide habitats for them.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Apr15

Van Cortlandt Park Tree Planting

at Stockbridge Indian Memorial (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Van Cortlandt Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr15

Bed-Stuy Street Tree Stewardship

at Herbert Von King Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Street tree care protects and insulates trees, and has been shown to increase a young tree's chance of survival.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr15

Birding: Spring Migration

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

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

Apr15

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr15

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Photograph the diverse wildlife and natural beauty of this Staten Island park as the Urban Park Rangers lead you through the most scenic spots. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr15

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr15

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr15

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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