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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 11–20 out of 254 events
from January 29, 2020 to May 28, 2020
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Feb 1

Conference House Park Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants at Conference House Park in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Feb 1

Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the Meer's history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful water body through hands-on exploration and guided activities.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 1

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 1

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 1

Conservation 101: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and More

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
What happens when we throw something "away"? Join us for a discussion about the fascinating history of New York City's trash system.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 1

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is perfect for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Feb 2

Winter Hibernation Hike

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bear the cold with the Urban Park Rangers as you learn about the wildlife that hibernate during the winter, and learn ways to spot possible dens and burrows.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 2

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: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Feb 2

Nature's Workshop: Creating with Nature

at Chapin Parkway and Gothic Drive (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and create beautiful works of art by using materials provided by Mother Nature. Create crafts that incorporate natural elements and imagination.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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