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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 61–70 out of 379 events
from March 28, 2017 to October 29, 2017
in Nature (x) category

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Apr 9

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (Northeast)

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet at High Rock Park where we will begin this day hike through the Blue trail to Deere Park (behind Petrides Educational Complex) then return the same way back to High Rock.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 9

Family Nature Walk

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Family Photography Scavenger Hunt

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of family fun as we go on a scavenger hunt using digital cameras or smartphones.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 9

Garden 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
Free!

Apr 9

Nature Program: The Incredible Journey of the American Eel

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hear how scientists, students and community volunteers are working together to gather vital information about local eel populations by catching, counting, and releasing thousands of tiny “glass eels”.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Apr 9

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring is a time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month

Monday, April 10, 2017

Apr10

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birding

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (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!

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Apr10

Kids Week Staten Island: Beach Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Search and collect the many coastal treasures on this sandy beach with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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