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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 100 events
from October 19, 2019 to December 21, 2019
in Education (x) category

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

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

Oct20

Ecosystem Explorers: Deciduous Forests

at Parking Lot (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Deciduous forests are most important as habitat areas. Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks!
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct20

Open House New York: Conference House Park Edition

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
As part of the citywide Open House New York Weekend, the historic houses of Conference House Park will be open for self-guided tours.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, Open House New York, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct20

Old Home Day

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
A family favorite for generations, Old Home Day returns this October featuring historic trades demonstrations, music, food, crafts, and sweet treats.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Tours, Food, Seniors

Must See
Event

Monday, October 21, 2019

Oct21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Oct22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct22

Undesign the Redline

at Thomas Greene PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Undesign the Redline is a powerful, interactive public exhibit that combines history, storytelling, and art to inspire community action and change.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Oct22

The River Project Wetlab Look-ins

at Pier 40 Wetlab This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Tour the Pier 40 Wetlab, a dynamic exhibit of native Hudson River animals that changes based on current populations living in HRPK’s Estuarine Sanctuary.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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