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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.

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from October 11, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

Ranger's Choice: Paddle and Hike Orchard Beach

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a paddle across the lagoon as we explore the salt marsh and the rich biodiversity found within. We well then land on the shores of the Hunter Island Nature Preserve for a hike.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sep30

Family Art Project: Mapping the Bronx Green

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled maps and printmaking, create individual collages or join in a collaborative map installation highlighting Bronx green spaces--like Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Saturday Woodland Corps

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help the Alliance restore the woodlands with a team of dedicated volunteers committed to on site, ongoing care of the park’s 250 acres of forest.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep30

Kids Urban Ecology of Highbridge Park

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come explore the wildlife and natural history of Highbridge Park. We'll search for biotic and abiotic factors, examine rocks and trees, and imagine what Highbridge Park looked like hundreds of years ago.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Sep30

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group for general clean up and plantings at Owl's Head Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep30

Conference House: Inside Out

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Sep30

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Sep30

Claremont in Motion Bike Ride

at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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