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 17 events
from April 11, 2021 to May 12, 2021
in Wildlife (x) category

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Apr11

Nature Exploration: Springfield Park

at Springfield Blvd and 146th Avenue Entrance (in Springfield Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr11

Nature Exploration: Frogs

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we listen for frog calls and identify frog species in the Greenbelt. All the data we collect will contribute to a citizen science project called FrogWatch.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Apr17

Historic Trees of Conference House Park Walking Tour

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join an NYC Parks arborist, naturalist, and historian for a guided tour of the historic trees of Conference House Park. The tour will highlight some of the great trees associated with this historic house and park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Apr18

Birding: Spring Migration

at 130th Street and 11th Avenue (in Powell's Cove Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience, we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Apr20

Growing a Wild Classroom: Designing Habitats for Outdoor Learning

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to create a habitat garden that cultivates curiosity and offers an array of rich educational experiences.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Apr21

Bees Please: A Guide to Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Urban Park Rangers as we demonstrate low-cost and sustainable ways to attract and house some of New York City’s most compatible, beneficial, and hardworking pollinators.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Apr22

Earth Day Volunteer Event

at 10 Central Road (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 51st anniversary of Earth day with Randall's Island's Park Alliance’s Horticulture and Natural Areas teams. Get hands-on with our woodland and salt marsh restoration project.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Wildlife
Free!

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

Apr24

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we recommend bringing binoculars.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Apr25

Birding: Spring Migration

at Parking Lot (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Apr25

Junior Arborist Day

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn some basic tree identification, trunk measuring, safety and proper planting of our wonderful arboreal partners.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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