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.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Take a deep look at the deciduous trees and the ecological relationship between plants and animals as they go through the change of season from summer to autumn.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Talks
at Zucker Natural Exploration Area (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Nethermead Near Binnen Water (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the Park’s aquatic habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Visit The Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars, and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Follow the lead of exhibiting artist Matthew Friday on a hunt for dandelion, curly dock, wood sorrel, plantain and clover plants among the grasses of Wave Hill. Sketch these plants in your very own field book
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art