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Wild NYC is at the other end of your doorstep! Explore New York's urban forests, streams, and wildlife with these fun outdoor activities.

Nature Events

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Mar23

Edenwald Green Neighborhood - Forest Restoration

at Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect forested areas in Seton Falls Park and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Mar23

North Shore - Street Tree Care

at Jersey Street and Scribner AvenueStaten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come work with NYC Parks Stewardship to care for local street trees! Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees.
Free!

Mar23

Wellness: Grounding Sound—Meditation with Singing Bowls

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Welcome spring, and the vernal equinox, with the harmonic sounds of Tibetan singing bowls, Koshi chimes, and other tonal instruments.

Mar23

The Pelham Bay Super Hike

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This challenging hike winds its way through many diverse forests and ecosystems in Pelham Bay Park. Participants chosen by lottery. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, March 13.
Free!

Mar23

Queens Park of the Month: Cunningham Park

at Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Queens Park of the Month series programs features some historical and natural highlights of some local favorite parks.
Free!

Mar23

Discovery Hike: Bring in Spring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Stretch out the winter wearies with a hike through the central Greenbelt in search of buds, blooms, birds, and other signs of spring.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar23

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar23

Nature's Workshop: Natural Musical Instruments

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover which trees and natural materials are used to build modern day and tribal musical instruments.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar23

Children's Garden Open House

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join QBG for their annual Open House, and get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Mar23

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Mar23

Seed Starting Workshop

at Gerard Carter CenterStaten Island

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Create your own seed-starting trays with various flower and vegetable seeds! Participants may take home their trays and later plant them in the garden if interested.
Free!

Mar23

Astronomy

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Free!

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Mar24

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.

Mar24

Nature's Workshop: Natural Landscape Painting for Beginners

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Interpret the natural would through artistic expression while learning about nature and the environment. Registration is required.
Free!

Mar24

Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Cultivate your green thumb at QBG in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors. Participants take home a starter garden.

Mar24

The Explorer’s Club: Eastchester Bay Exploration and Beach Cleanup

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Earn a Responsibility stamp as you give back to the parks! Join the Urban Park Rangers for a beach cleanup of Eastchester Bay while learning about coastal ecology.
Free!

Mar24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Mar24

Scavenger Hunt Hike

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Nature scavenger hunts are a great way to connect to the natural world and get moving outside.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar24

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. This program focuses on fire-making skills, and is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Mar24

Women's History Month: Women of the Lenape

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how native tribes used the local waterways, native plants, wildlife in everyday life and how the Lenape legacy lives on today through their words and artifacts still being discovered.
Free!

Mar24

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Mar24

Panel Discussion: Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This discussion about artistic responses to climate change and its consequences brings together contributors to a new anthology, "Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene."

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Mar26

Spring Compost Kickoff

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in )Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to convert your yard waste and kitchen scraps into a rich, organic fertilizer in this hands-on workshop.
Free!

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mar28

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.

Mar28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Mar28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Mar28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Friday, March 29, 2019

Mar29

Art in the Garden: In Full Bloom

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In Full Bloom presents the work of three artists, Darya Warner, Amber Vittoria, and Jamie Pesavento, who create work inspired by the shape and form of flowers and bodies.

Mar29

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.

Mar29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Mar29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Mar29

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mar30

35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

at Graduate Center of the City University of New YorkManhattan

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We're kicking off the community gardening season in New York City with a day of workshops on garden-related topics including vegetable growing techniques and garden design.

Mar30

Sunset Park - Street Tree care

at Fifth Avenue and 51st Street

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.
Free!

Mar30

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Best For
Kids
Mar30

Cabrini Woods Migration Walk

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Gabriel Willow, an expert naturalist, to learn about birds that visit Fort Tryon and why they stop here on their way back to breeding grounds
Free!

Mar30

Conservation Hike

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Free!

Mar30

Animal Tracks

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will teach you the basics of wildlife tracking. By the end, you will be skilled in recognizing differences between a raccoon's and common housecat's tracks.
Free!

Mar30

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar30

Gardening Workshop: Terrariums

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Design and plant a fanciful miniature landscape in a glass container with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for home or office.

Mar30

Birding: Hawk Watch

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Free!

Mar30

Survival Series: Cordage and Rope Making

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Mar30

Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar30

Northern Manhattan Parks Super Hike (Moderate)

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers on a vigorous hike through Inwood Hill Park's old growth forest and Ft Tryon's Alpine Garden, Linden Terrace, and Heather Garden. Registration is required.
Free!

Mar30

Pelham Bay Park: Wetland Clean-up

at Rodman's Neck Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up Pelham Bay by removing debris from the coastline.
Free!

Mar30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Mar30

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Mar31

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.

Mar31

March for the Earth Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will assist with weeding and mulching to beautify the gardens for our busy spring season. Light refreshments, free garden admission, and a fun-filled day of hard work!
Free!

Mar31

WIldlife Viewing: Waterfront Wildlife

at Bush Terminal Piers Park (in Bush Terminal Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This waterfront park features a variety of birds and other wildlife. Learn about the local ecosystem and the important role it plays in the lives of wildlife.
Free!

Mar31

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Mar31

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Mar31

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Mar31

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Mar31

Nature Exploration Hike

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress. On this hike, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Free!

Mar31

QBG Community Volunteer & Internship Fair

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Meet friendly Queens Botanical Garden staff and local community partners to learn about current volunteer and internship opportunities.
Free!

Mar31

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Mar31

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Apr 2

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.

Apr 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr 2

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Apr 3

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.

Apr 3

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Apr 3

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

Apr 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr 3

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Apr 4

Horticulture Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On the first Thursday of April, May, and June, join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics while working hands-on with our plants.
Free!

Apr 4

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.

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Apr 5

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.

Apr 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Apr 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr 5

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Apr 6

Forest Park - Tree Planting

at Bandshell Parking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: This program is full and does not allow registration at this time.
Free!

Apr 6

Marine Park - Forest Restoration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas in Marine Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Apr 6

Conference House Park - Forest Restoration

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Apr 6

Tree Giveaway with the Bethel Tabernacle AME Church

at Bethel Tabernacle AME ChurchBrooklyn

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers.
Free!

Apr 6

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.

Apr 6

Compost Giveaway

at Queens Botanical Garden Parking GardenQueens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden is giving away FREE compost! Although staff will be present to assist, please come prepared to fill and carry out your own bags.

Apr 6

Coney Island Volunteer Beach Grass Planting

at West 8 Street and Boardwalk (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The roots of beach grasses help keeps sand in place and help us protect our beaches. Join NYC Parks in planting beach grass to help to trap windblown sand.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 6

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr 6

The Herbal Kitchen Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+.

Apr 6

First Weekend: The Herbal Garden (Saturday)

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs!

Must See
Event
Apr 6

The Explorer's Club: Birding for Kids

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birdwatcher, spring migration is an exciting time to be out observing birds in the parks.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Meet the Eels

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

1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Families are invited to drop by to see live eels with a science educator from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Eel Project.

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Queens Park of the Month: Kissena Park

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Queens Park of the Month series programs features some historical and natural highlights of some local favorite parks.
Free!

Apr 6

Nature Talk: The Incredible Journey of the American Eel

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hear how scientists, students, and community volunteers are gathering information about local eel populations by catching, counting and releasing thousands of tiny “glass eels” as they swim up the Hudson River estuary each spring.

Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Apr 6

American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join author Victoria Johnson for a discussion of her new book, American Eden, covering the untold story of David Hosack, whose dream to build the nation’s first botanical garden inspired the young republic.

Apr 6

Tree Giveaway with the Drew Gardens

at Drew GardensBronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers.
Free!

Apr 6

Ecosystem Explorers: Nocturnal Species

at Comfort station (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks!
Free!

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Apr 7

Cunningham Park - Tree Planting

at Union Turnpike & Francis Lewis Blvd

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Cunningham Park!
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

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.

Apr 7

Tree Giveaway with the El Garden

at El GardenBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers.
Free!

Apr 7

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

First Weekend: The Herbal Garden (Sunday)

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Registration is required.
Free!

Apr 7

Animal of the Month Club: Northern Gannet

at Ocean Breeze Pier, Seaview Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Ocean Breeze for a chance to view abd learn more about Northern Gannets, a little known resident species of Staten Island.
Free!

Apr 7

Heather Garden History and Billings Mansion Remnants Tour

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden and former Billings Estate in Fort Tryon Park with local historian Robin Boomer.
Free!

Apr 7

Survival Series: Backpacking Preparation

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you pack life-saving items when you go hiking? The Urban Park Rangers will show you the essentials to pack as they lead you through this natural preserve.
Free!

Apr 7

Wake Up the Garden

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whether you are a new gardener or an experienced one, we can help you learn new things and grow your garden.
Free!

Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Cherry Blossoms

at Information Kiosk (90th Street and Fifth Avenue) (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This seasonal walk showcases the hundreds of cherry trees that bloom around the Reservoir each spring. Learn about the history of this area and what it takes to care for the variety of blooms throughout the Park.

Apr 7

Printmaking Workshop: Herbs

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this printmaking workshop with artist Chemin Hsiao, draw inspiration from herbs like lavender, rosemary, and sage.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Apr 9

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.

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Apr10

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.

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr10

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Apr11

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.

Apr11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr11

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Apr12

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.

Apr12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Apr12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr12

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Apr13

Pelham Bay Park - Tree Planting

at Southeast End of Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Pelham Bay Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr13

Alley Pond Park - Invasive Species Challenge

at Alley Pond Adventure Course (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We need your help to pull up as much garlic mustard! This invasive herb emits chemical compounds that prevent native seeds from sprouting and can cause serious harm to local habitats.
Free!

Apr13

Central Park Tour: Cherry Blossoms

at Information Kiosk (90th Street and Fifth Avenue) (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This seasonal walk showcases the hundreds of cherry trees that bloom around the Reservoir each spring. Learn about the history of this area, how these beloved trees came to Central…

Must See
Event
Apr13

Rubber Boot Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hike the Red and Yellow trails near the golf course.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr13

Freshwater Fishing

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. This program focuses on fire-making skills, and is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Apr13

The Secret Life of Muskrats

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we view beavers and muskrats in their natural habitat and see how their lives impact New Yorkers.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr13

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Apr13

Community Art Project with Mobile Print Power

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Mobile Print Power for a series of drop-in workshops to create and print artwork inspired by QBG. We will explore how people use the Garden and how plants are used in different cultures.

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Hunter Island Sunset Hike

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Witness the wonder of sunset with the largest park in New York City as your backdrop. Registration is required
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr13

Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night. Space is limited and participants are chosen via lottery. Registration opens on April 3.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Apr14

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.

Apr14

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

The New York City Naturalist Club: Micro Organisms Hike

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Microorganisms have a macro impact in our parks. Challenge your perspective on this hike as we marvel in the natural world from a micro scale.
Free!

Apr14

Over the Hill: Hilltop Hike with the Urban Park Rangers

at Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street (in Highland Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers during our 40th Anniversary as we hike "over the hill" inside of our parks. This hike features Highland Park. Hike uphill across border lines to explore this hidden gem.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr14

Birding: Raptors

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Free!

Monday, April 15, 2019

Apr15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

Apr15

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Apr16

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.

Apr16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr16

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Apr17

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.

Apr17

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Apr17

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

Apr17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Apr17

ConEdison Family Science Night - Phosphorescence: Glow-in-the-Dark Science

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We will light up the night with a variety of "electrifying" activities that involve the science behind phosphorescence (how things absorb and store energy from light).
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Apr18

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.

Apr18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr18

Central Park Tour: Cherry Blossoms

at Information Kiosk (90th Street and Fifth Avenue) (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This seasonal walk showcases the hundreds of cherry trees that bloom around the Reservoir each spring. Learn about the history of this area nd what it takes to care for the variety of blooms throughout the park.

Must See
Event

Friday, April 19, 2019

Apr19

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.

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Queens

at 149th Avenue and Springfield Lane (in Idlewild Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Bronx

at Bus Depot Rd. Adjacent to Orchard Beach parking lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Bronx

at Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Brooklyn

at Ocean Hill PlaygroundBrooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

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.

Apr20

The New York City Naturalist Club: Spring Bird Walk

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Apr20

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr20

Harlem Grown's Earth Day Celebration

at Harlem Grown 134th Street FarmManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be pizza making with a solar-powered oven, recycled container planting, natural tie-dyeing, and more!
Free!

Apr20

Composting 101

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Decomposition is a natural process that helps create healthy new soils. Discover how to speed up this process and reduce household waste by learning the basics of home composting.
Free!

Apr20

Spring in Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Fantastic food trucks, live music, Maypole dance, an Easter Egg Hunt, and more make Springtime at Historic Richmond Town the event to ring in the Spring!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Apr20

The Explorer's Club: Celestial Navigation

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Using the stars for navigation is an ancient human practice. Learn how to use the night sky as a map by identifying key stars and constellations.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Apr21

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.

Apr21

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Wilderness Skills: The Basics

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Earth Day Hike

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City parks.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr21

Queens Park of the Month: Kissena Park

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Queens Park of the Month series programs features some historical and natural highlights of some local favorite parks.
Free!

Apr21

Sensory Perception Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use all of your senses and explore the park, searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.
Free!

Monday, April 22, 2019

Apr22

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Kids Week: Earth Day Exploration

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with the Urban Park Rangers as we explore nature on a short hike through Pelham Bay Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Kids Week: Insect Exploration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Kids Week: Geology Rocks!

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Kids Week: Celebrate Earth Day

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with the Urban Park Rangers as we explore nature on a short hike through Alley Pond Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Apr23

Professional Learning for Educators: Project Learning Tree Early Childhood

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participate in Project Learning Tree's Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood! It integrates nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play into early childhood education settings.

Apr23

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Kids Week: Nature Exploration Hike

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of north Central Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr23

Kids Week: Sea Shore Exploration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with fun learning activities
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Kids Week: Insect Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Kids Week: Beach Scavenger Hunt

at Midland Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Search and collect the many coastal treasures on this sandy beach with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Apr24

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr24

Kids Week: Birds of Prey

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Spring is a spectacular season for observing birds of prey in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Kids Week: All About Owls

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whooo knows what we will find as we look through owl pellets and learn more about the adaptions of owls!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

Apr24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr24

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Apr25

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Kids Week: Coastal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore the shore while looking for wildlife living along the bay.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr25

Kids Week: Bug Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we search high and low for amazing insects to discover their important connection to us, and the importance of parks to provide habitats for them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr25

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Apr26

Central Park Birding Basics: 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.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

Apr26

Van Cortlandt Park - City Nature Challenge

at Riding Stables Parking Lot (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a two-hour hike around Van Cortlandt Park to view and make iNaturalist observations of the wonderfully diverse spring ephemerals in the western side of the park.
Free!

Apr26

Kids Week: Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Kids Week: Scavenger Hunt

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can you find the herring gull or spot sumac? Enjoy exploring the trails of Marine Park while searching for the items on the hunt list.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Kids Week: All About Owls

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mysterious and nocturnal, owls hold a special place in our hearts and our minds. Learn more about this special family of birds and the different types of owls.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Kids Week: Birding for Kids

at Willow Lake entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birdwatcher, spring migration is an exciting time to be out in the park. Bring your own binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr26

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

Family Nature Walk

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Lace up your shoes for a family-friendly nature walk at Freshkills Park! NYC Parks staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

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.

Apr27

Sakura Matsuri 2019: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events including live music and Japanese-inspired food.

Must See
Event
Apr27

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Reconnect with the earth – and your neighbors – at the Wyckoff House, where we will be learning how to care for plants and trees in honor of Earth Day. Arrive early to receive a tree!
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr27

City Nature Challenge: Exploration Hike

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Over 60 cities will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people in the worldwide 2019 City Nature Challenge.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

City Nature Challenge: Biodiversity Blitz

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Over 60 cities will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people in the worldwide 2019 City Nature Challenge.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

City Nature Challenge: Exploration Hike

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Over 60 cities will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people in the worldwide 2019 City Nature Challenge.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

City Nature Challenge: Spring Blossoms

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Over 60 cities will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people in the worldwide 2019 City Nature Challenge.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

City Nature Challenge: Biodiversity Hike

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Over 60 cities will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people in the worldwide 2019 City Nature Challenge.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Apr27

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Apr28

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.

Apr28

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Free!

Apr28

Sakura Matsuri 2019: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events including live music and Japanese-inspired food.

Must See
Event
Apr28

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

City Nature Challenge: Biodiversity Blitz

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Over 60 cities will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people in the worldwide 2019 City Nature Challenge.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr28

Ecosystem Explorers: Wetlands

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban wetlands provide a variety of benefits, including improved water quality and stormwater retention. They also serve as critical habitat for native wildlife.
Free!

Apr28

Nature Exploration Hike

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Free!

Apr28

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Apr29

Central Park Birding Basics: The Ramble

at Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 migrating bird species each year. Join us for peak migration season in the Ramble and learn the basics of bird identification with Conservancy guides.
Free!

Apr29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Apr30

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.

Apr30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Apr30

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 1

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.

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May 1

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, May 2, 2019

May 2

Central Park Birding Basics: 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.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May 2

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 3, 2019

May 3

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.

May 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May 3

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, May 4, 2019

May 4

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.

May 4

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May 4

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

May 5

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.

May 5

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 6, 2019

May 6

Central Park Birding Basics: The Ramble

at Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 migrating bird species each year. Join us for peak migration season in the Ramble and learn the basics of bird identification with Conservancy guides.
Free!

May 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

May 7

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.

May 7

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

May 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May 7

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

May 8

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.

May 8

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May 8

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

May 8

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, May 9, 2019

May 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May 9

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 10, 2019

May10

Central Park Birding Basics: 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.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May10

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May10

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, May 11, 2019

May11

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May11

Sheep Shearing Festival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ever see a sheep get a haircut? Check out shearing and wool spinning demos, join a tour with our farmers, and enjoy hayrides, tasty local food, and a beer garden!

Must See
Event
May11

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

Must See
Event
May11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Hike and Paint

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a short hike with an Urban Park Ranger and collect natural objects of interest then meet with a trained watercolor teaching artist and we'll put those discoveries on paper, turning nature into art.
Free!

May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May11

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

May12

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.

May12

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Monday, May 13, 2019

May13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

May13

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

May14

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.

May14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May14

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

May15

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.

May15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May15

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

May15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May15

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, May 16, 2019

May16

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.

May16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May16

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 17, 2019

May17

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.

May17

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, May 18, 2019

May18

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help us prepare our farm for summer by planting beans, pigeon peas, and dasheen, and wander our grounds where you can learn about native plants or practice drawing “en plein air.”
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May18

6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden

at LaGuardia Corner Community GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The Rose Walk is a free self-guided tour of the garden's more than fifty different rose plants nestled among its lovingly-tended varieties of annuals and perennials.
Free!

May18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

May19

The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Bug Club explores the anatomy, life cycles, and the natural history of the bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 20, 2019

May20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

May20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May21

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.

May21

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

May21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May21

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

May22

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.

May22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May22

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

May22

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Thursday, May 23, 2019

May23

Central Park Birding Basics: 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.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May23

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 24, 2019

May24

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.

May24

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May24

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, May 25, 2019

May25

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May25

6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden

at LaGuardia Corner Community GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The Rose Walk is a free self-guided tour of the garden's more than fifty different rose plants nestled among its lovingly-tended varieties of annuals and perennials.
Free!

May25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May25

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Bug Club explores the anatomy, life cycles, and the natural history of the bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Pack Hike With Your Pup

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us and other dog lovers for a hike in the Greenbelt! It's a fun and informative way to socialize with your dog while getting the exercise both you and your dog need to stay healthy.
Free!

May26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Monday, May 27, 2019

May27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May28

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.

May28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

May29

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.

May29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May29

Adult Afternoon Hikes - Greenbelt on the Go!

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring as we stroll through different trails within the Greenbelt.
Free!

May29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May30

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.

May30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

May30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May30

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 31, 2019

May31

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.

May31

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

May31

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

May31

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Jun 1

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.

Jun 1

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Jun 1

6th Annual Rose Walk at LaGuardia Corner Garden

at LaGuardia Corner Community GardenManhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The Rose Walk is a free self-guided tour of the garden's more than fifty different rose plants nestled among its lovingly-tended varieties of annuals and perennials.
Free!

Jun 1

Hands on History: Plant Your Own Terrarium

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Find out more about 19th-century agriculture in the United States and experiment a little with your own miniature garden to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun 1

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Jun 2

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.

Jun 2

The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Bug Club explores the anatomy, life cycles, and the natural history of the bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 2

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Jun 4

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.

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jun 5

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.

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jun 6

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.

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Friday, June 7, 2019

Jun 7

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.

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

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.

Jun 8

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun 8

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jun 9

The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Bug Club explores the anatomy, life cycles, and the natural history of the bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Jun10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.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.

Jun10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jun11

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.

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Jun11

FrogWatch USA Monthly Monitoring

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hike the Greenbelt to monitor its water bodies, listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Free!

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jun12

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.

Jun12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Jun12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Free!

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jun13

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.

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.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.

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jun14

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.

Jun14

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Free!

Jun14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun14

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Jun14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ceramic Pottery Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn the art of Nerikomi and make your own clay cup. Nerikomi, also known as Agateware, is the Japanese term for ceramics created with a combination of contrasting clays.
Free!

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

Family Nature Walk

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Lace up your shoes for a family-friendly nature walk at Freshkills Park! NYC Parks staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun15

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.

Jun15

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the solstice and the opening of our Organic Farmers’ Market at Wyckoff’s June Family Day!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun15

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Jun15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.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.

Jun15

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Jun16

The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Bug Club explores the anatomy, life cycles, and the natural history of the bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Jun19

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jul 9

FrogWATCH USA Monitoring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hike the Greenbelt to monitor its water bodies, listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Free!

Jul 9

FrogWATCH USA Monitoring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Hike the Greenbelt to monitor its water bodies, listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Free!

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Aug13

FrogWATCH USA Monitoring

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike the Greenbelt to monitor its water bodies, listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Free!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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