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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 71–80 out of 264 events
from August 26, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Bat Bonanza Night Hike

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Join us for an end-of-summer stroll around Willowbrook Park in search of flying nocturnal mosquito-eaters—bats!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep10

Upper River Paddle and Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure and help us clean the freshwater sections of the Bronx River of floatables!
Category: Nature, Tours, Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Sep10

Discovery Club for Families

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Having Fun with Our Food: Creative Composting at the RIPA Urban Farm

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come visit this unique learning farm on the south end of Randall's Island.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sep10

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Sep10

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Sep10

Seining

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

Sep10

Trees of the Greenbelt: High Rock Edition

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to identify the great oaks, tulip trees, and elms, among others.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep10

Compost Workday

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to get an inside look at this process and learn some of the basics of composting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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