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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.

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from February 27, 2017 to June 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Mar11

Garden & Conservatory 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. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar11

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar11

Shelter Building

at Seaview Avenue and East 89th Street (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar11

Children’s Garden Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts. Learn about all the outstanding garden and nature programs we have for children ages two to 14.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Mar12

Nature Photography: Changing Seasons

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and be inspired by the exciting images of winter and incoming signs of spring. Registration required.
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar12

Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join knowledgeable Queens Botanical Garden staff for an introductory workshop on starting your summer vegetables indoors. Participants create a take-home starter garden!
Category: Nature

Must See
Event
Mar12

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Mar12

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about deer ecology and behavior. Join in a discussion about the impacts of deer in an urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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, Seniors

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