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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 23 events
from November 25, 2017 to December 25, 2017
in Wildlife (x) category

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Nov25

Bird Walks

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on birding walks through Van Cortlandt Park to discover wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Nov25

Deer Exploration Hike

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe seven see these majestic animals.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Nov26

Nocturnal Wildlife

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this nocturnal exploration of wildlife found in Central Park.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Nov30

Urban Park Rangers : Box Turtle Feeding

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers are coming to visit with their box turtle. We will be learning about their habitat, lifestyles, and what they eat. We will then feed theā€¦
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Dec 2

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Brookville Boulevard and Caney Road (in Brookville Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.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: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Park Drive East and 73rd Terrace (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Wildlife Viewing program focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Dec 9

Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks' wildlife.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 9

Birding: Owls

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Be wise and join this Urban Park Ranger-led hike, as we listen for calls and look for this nocturnal bird of prey.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Dec10

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The Hudson River Valley hosts an impressive diversity of bird species in the winter. Observe birds in their winter habitats and explore Wave Hill with naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Dec10

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park for a chance to see seals!
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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