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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 39 events
from October 19, 2019 to December 8, 2019
in Wildlife (x) category

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Hooray for decay! Get your hands dirty—literally—as you explore the process of decomposition at Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife

Oct19

Buzzin! Native Bees and Honeybees Workshop

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Grow to Learn, the school gardens program of GrowNYC, and an expert from The Honeybee Conservancy on a native bee walk in The Battery, followed by a honeybee hive demonstration.…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Wildlife, Workshops
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct19

Animal Tales: Creepy Crawling Critters

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

10:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Ages 2-4 years (parent participation) Spiders, roaches and crickets will prepare children for a spooky Halloween season. Instill a love of reading with your little ones in this fun…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Urban Farm Exploration Days

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Oct20

Animal Care Trainee

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This program introduces children to the unique responsibility of being an animal caretaker.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct20

I Want to be a Vet

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Enjoy pretend play examining animals, look at animal x-rays, groom the rabbits, listen to a critter’s heartbeat, and help take care of the turtles.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Audubon Bird Walk

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds— like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Birding: Raptor Watch

at Gateway Drive and Erskine Street (in Spring Creek Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct20

Birding: Fall Migration

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see fall migratory birds. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

Oct20

Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Hooray for decay! Get your hands dirty—literally—as you explore the process of decomposition at Wave Hill.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife

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