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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 7 events
from September 30, 2017 (x) to October 1, 2017 (x)
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

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!

Sep30

Greenbelt on the Go: Wonderful Birds of Wolfe’s Pond Park

at Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Wolfe’s Pond Park offers habitats ranging from beaches to woodlands which attract a good variety of migrating birds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oct 1

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

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

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Birding: Fall Migration

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Oct 1

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This free event is a chance to explore normally closed areas of Freshkills Park and enjoy the unique landscape and spectacular views the landfill-to-park project has to offer!
Category: Birding, Nature, Fitness, Sports, Tours, Volunteer, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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