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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 149 events
from October 14, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Nature (x) category

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Oct16

Adult Afternoon Hikes: Reed Basket Willow/Yellow Trail

at Spring Street & Richmond Road (in Reed's Basket Willow Swamp Park)Staten Island

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a leisurely walk through our different parks. Enjoy the picturesque views of each park, as we point out a few of the unique features that make each park special.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Oct16

AIANY Urban Ecology Boat Tour

at Hudson River Park's Pier 62Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
On this full circumnavigation of Manhattan, explore the green infrastructure designed by NYC Parks and other agencies to restore the region’s marine ecology and to buffer against the effects of climate change.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront

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Oct16

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Oct17

FASTNET: Plein-Air Drawings at Freshkills Park

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
FASTNET: Plein-Air Drawings at Freshkills Park is an exhibition of plein-air drawings and ink studies made within a 20-foot shipping container.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art
Free!

Oct17

Greenbelt Peepers for Two-Year-Olds

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct17

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

Oct17

Greenbelt Tree Tots for Three- and Four-Year-Olds

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct17

Tour The Battery

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Category: Accessible, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct17

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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