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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 1–10 out of 29 events
from February 21, 2018 to May 10, 2018
in Wildlife (x) category

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Feb21

Sea Shore Winter Walk and Coastal Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a winter recess family-friendly winter beach walk and arts and crafts workshop.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Bronx: Birds of Prey

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Category: Birding, Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Manhattan: Trees and Winter Wildlife

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a winter walk looking for wildlife clues while identifying winter trees.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Feb22

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birds of Prey

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Category: Birding, Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Manhattan: Bald Eagles

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter is a spectacular season for observing bald eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb23

Kids Week Bronx: Winter Scavenger Hunt

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Owls

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mysterious and nocturnal, owls hold a special place in our hearts and our minds. Learn more about this special family of birds and the different types of owls.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Staten Island: Animal Tracks

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a walk through Conference House Park to discover and follow different footprints of animals and see where they lead us.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Feb25

Natural Areas Conservancy Walk and Talk

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tour leader and ecologist Helen Forgione will show you how to identify trees in winter and interpret signs of wildlife, with a special eye toward owls and tracks.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Mar 3

Family Art Project: Give a Feathery Friend a Home or a Feeder

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Winter birds and returning migrators could use a little help right now with nests and food. Camouflage the boxy shape of an ordinary milk carton with pine boughs and leaves.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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