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 1–10 out of 11 events
from September 25, 2020 to October 29, 2020
in Waterfront (x) category

Friday, September 25, 2020

Sep25

Kayak at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip paddle is a chance to explore the creeks and shorelines of Freshkills Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Sep26

Coastline Ecology

at Beach 86th Street (in Rockaway Beach)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and explore the shore along Rockaway Beach and learn about the many different types of plants and animals that live along our coastline.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Oct 1

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Oct 3

Unexpected History of Common Plants Tour

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.
Take a guided tour with an expert horticulturist along the Water’s Edge Garden to the Woodland Garden and learn the fascinating history of common garden plants.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Oct 4

Bird Tour at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On this tour, you will learn about the different birds found in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Oct 7

Hudson River Virtual Walks

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live with HRPK’s River Project to enjoy virtual programs and connect with the Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary. Discover HRPK’s dynamic shoreline with guided tours!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Oct 8

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Oct15

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Oct21

Ask a Scientist

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Engage with real scientists in real time! Each month, we invite you to explore current park research with a local STEM expert followed by a live Q&A session.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Oct22

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

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