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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, January 19, 2019

Jan19

Cunningham Park - Trail work

at SE corner of Union Turnpike and Francis Lewis Blvd. (in Cunningham Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants as well as close trails in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Jan19

Forest Restoration: Jones Woods Park

at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park)Staten Island

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!

Jan19

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.

Jan19

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan19

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
Jan19

Winter Family Programs: Bugging Out

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come explore the world of bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, building your own insect, and looking for bug homes in the Woodland Garden.

Must See
Event
Jan19

Birding: Winter Birds

at Green-Wood Cemetery at 25th StreetBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

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

Jan19

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

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

Must See
Event
Jan19

Ecosystem Explorers: Deciduous Forest

at Parking Lot (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Deciduous forests host many different tree species, and all kinds of wildlife from birds to deer can be seen in their natural environment
Free!

Jan19

Ecosystem Explorers: Deciduous Forest, High Rock Park

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers and Greenbelt Educators as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks!
Free!

Jan19

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.

Jan19

The Garden and Beyond: An Afternoon of History at Wave Hill

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about Wave Hill’s illustrious residents and architecture. Then, a behind-the-scenes tour of the winter garden includes access to areas of Wave Hill not open to the public!

Jan19

The Explorer's Club: Fire Making

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of fire building with the Rangers to earn your survival skills stamp.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan19

Nature Exploration Hike

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

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!

Jan19

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.

Jan19

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.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Jan20

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan20

Winter Tree Walk: The North Woods

at West 103rd Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This special guided tree walk will offer visitors an opportunity to learn about the landscapes and easy tips for identifying trees.

Jan20

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

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

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

Jan20

Animal of the Month: Northern Harrier

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Brookfield Park as we look for this acrobatic raptor, the Norther Harrier.
Free!

Jan20

Survival Series: Survival 101

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program (recommended ages 8 and up) you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan20

Nature's Workshop: Nature Illustrations

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscapes, woodlands, and wildlife of Forest Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan20

Hibernation Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bear the cold with the Urban Park Rangers as you learn about the wildlife that hibernate during the winter, and learn ways to spot possible dens and burrows.
Free!

Jan20

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!

Jan20

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. Free with admission to the grounds.

Jan20

Winter Mythology: Stories Around the Campfire

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Long winter nights have inspired countless tales for passing time and staying warm by the fire. Join the Urban Park Rangers to share in this ancient tradition. Registration required.
Free!

Jan20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Astronomy - The Supermoon

at 106th Street and Central Park West

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Moon will put on a rare show tonight as both a "Supermoon" and lunar eclipse will occur during the late night hours.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, January 21, 2019

Jan21

MLK Day of Service

at Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx, Parking Lot at Meadow Lake (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens, Park Entrance at Bayview Avenue and W 33rd Street (in Kaiser Park)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on MLK Day as volunteers work citywide to make parks greener, cleaner, and healthier environments for all to enjoy!
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan21

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan21

MLK Day of Service: Beach Cleanup

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Honor MLK Day by participating in a local beach cleanup at Conference House Park.
Free!

Jan21

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.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Jan22

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan22

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro.
Free!

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Jan23

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan23

Adult Afternoon Hike: Blue Heron Park

at Blue Heron ParkStaten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Become more familiar with various areas of the Greenbelt and Staten Island parks as you enjoy picturesque views and discover unique features within our parks.
Free!

Jan23

Growing Up Under the Influence: A Horticultural Lecture by Colin Cabot

at NY School of Interior DesignManhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This year’s three lectures illuminate how deeply an intimate garden like Wave Hill is embedded in the larger world of horticulture.

Must See
Event

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Jan24

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.

Jan24

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan24

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.

Jan24

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.

Jan24

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!

Jan24

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Aromatherpay

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn all about the different uses and healing properties of aromatic oils, create household products, and sip on botanically-infused cocktails from herbs you can grow in your backyard!

Friday, January 25, 2019

Jan25

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.

Jan25

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan25

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.

Jan25

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.

Jan25

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, January 26, 2019

Jan26

Woodworking Workshop Series Begins: The Wave Hill Chair

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

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In this two-day workshop, construct your own Wave Hill Chair under the guidance of master woodworker and Wave Hill Director of Facilities Frank Perrone.

Jan26

Forest Park - Trail Work

at Seuffert Bandshell Parking lot (in Forest Park)Queens

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

Jan26

Alley Pond Park Wetland Cleanup

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team to help care for Alley Pond Park! Volunteers will help clean up Alley Pond Park by removing debris from the coastline.
Free!

Jan26

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months. Birding programs sare appropriate for all skill levels.
Free!

Jan26

Nature Scavenger Hunt

at Golden Pond (in Crocheron Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Get to know the park by hunting for some common and uncommon objects and artifacts.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan26

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan26

Winter Family Programs: Winter Trees

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Kids will learn about the various parts of trees and their functions and will use parts of trees to make a craft to take home! The program concludes with a walk through the Pinetum.

Best For
Kids
Jan26

Winter Wildlife: Squirrels

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.
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
Jan26

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!

Jan26

Queens Park of the Month: Baisley Pond Park

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond 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. January will focus on Baisley Pond Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan26

Watercolor Workshop: In the Greenhouse

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the basic techniques of painting with watercolors with artist Chemin Hsiao. This class will feature an exclusive peek inside QBG’s Greenhouse.

Jan26

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!

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Jan27

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.

Jan27

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan27

Winter Seasonal Stroll

at Alley Pond Environmental CenterQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a naturalist on this wintery guided interactive stroll. A cup of hot cocoa included to bring along on the walk.

Jan27

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.

Jan27

Birding: Owls

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be wise and join this Urban Park Ranger-led hike, as we look for this bird of prey. Participants are selected by lottery. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan27

Nature's Workshop: Nature Journals

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity. All supplies provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan27

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Brookville Boulevard and Caney Road (in Brookville Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels.
Free!

Jan27

Winter Tree ID

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
For this program, we will explore beautiful Von Briesen Park while learning how to identify a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan27

Discovery Hike: Natural and Cultural History, High Rock Park

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the notable figures that helped preserve and protect the Greenbelt as we discover more about the flora, fauna, and natural features of our beloved parkland.
Free!

Jan27

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. Free with admission to the grounds.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Jan28

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Jan29

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Jan30

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Jan31

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.

Jan31

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Jan31

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.

Jan31

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.

Jan31

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, February 1, 2019

Feb 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.

Feb 1

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 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.

Feb 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.

Feb 1

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.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Feb 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.

Feb 2

Volunteer: World Wetlands Day

at Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn, Bush Terminal Park Entrance on 43rd Street (in Bush Terminal Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be removing debris from the shorelines of Calvert Vaux Park and Bush Terminal Park.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 2

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 2

Winter Family Programs: Tabletop Gardening

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will get to learn about all the different way to grow plants and even plant a few to take home!

Best For
Kids
Feb 2

Animal Adaptations

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Adaptations are special characteristic that enable plants and animals to be successful in a particular environment. Our park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Free!

Feb 2

Ecosystem Explorers: Pond Ecology

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether it is summer or winter, ponds welcome a variety of flora and fauna to the environment.
Free!

Feb 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.

Feb 2

The Explorer's Club: Cartographers Orienteering

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers while we map and navigate parts of New York City’s largest park and earn a navigation stamp.
Free!

Feb 2

Ranger's Choice: Winter Tea Time Brewing

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a hot cup of tea while learning about some of the medicinal, ethnobotanic and other uses for plants. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, January 23.
Free!

Feb 2

To Sleep or Not to Sleep: Winter Survival Strategies Nature Presentation

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

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the amazing, sometimes strange, adaptations that allow native amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds to survive harsh New York winters.

Feb 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.

Feb 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!

Feb 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Astronomy; The Night Sky

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Free!

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Feb 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.

Feb 3

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 3

Winter Tree ID

at Chapin Parkway and Gothic Drive (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Explore Captain Tilly Park while learning how to identify a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics. Enjoy the subtle beauty of trees in winter.
Free!

Feb 3

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.

Feb 3

The Hibernators Den

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Cozy up in the hibernators’ reading nook with books, puzzles, and puppets. Hunt for sleeping creatures in a self-guided game and mix up some hot chocolate to help you nap through winter.

Best For
Kids
Feb 3

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The John Muir Nature Trail (established in 1997) is Van Cortlandt’s only east–west path, traversing the steep terrain at the park’s center.
Free!

Feb 3

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.

Feb 3

Hiding in Plain Sight: Habitats of the Heather Garden

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See what birds you can spot on this afternoon tour with expert naturalist Mike Feller. Learn about animals that live and migrate through the Heather Garden and which plants support them.
Free!

Feb 3

Survival Series: Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 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 perfect fit for you.
Free!

Feb 3

Winter Tree ID

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore Central Park while learning how to identify a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics. Enjoy the subtle beauty of trees in winter.
Free!

Feb 3

Queens Park of the Month: Powell's Cove Park

at 130th Street and 11th Avenue (in Powell's Cove 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!

Feb 3

Photography Scavenger Hunt Hike

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of family fun as we go on a scavenger hunt using digital cameras or smartphones. Bring your own digital camera and smartphones.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 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.

Feb 3

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.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Feb 4

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Feb 5

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 5

Lunar New Year in Prospect Park

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Welcome the Year of the Pig with paper-lantern making and good luck paper crafts. Plus, learn more about the Lunar New Year while enjoying traditional New Year treats.
Free!

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Feb 6

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Feb 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.

Feb 7

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 7

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.

Feb 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.

Feb 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!

Friday, February 8, 2019

Feb 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.

Feb 8

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 8

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.

Feb 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.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Feb 9

The New York City Naturalist Club: Bald Eagle Watch

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcomed.
Free!

Feb 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.

Feb 9

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb 9

Williamsburg Street - Tree Care

at Scholes Street and Graham Avenue (in Martinez Playground)Brooklyn

10:00 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!

Feb 9

Bayside Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration

at Northern Boulevard and 234th Street (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:00 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 Alley Pond Park and create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Feb 9

Birding: Winter Birds

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

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

Feb 9

Nature Photography Hike

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own camera on this nature hike and take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 9

Birding: Winter Birds

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park)Staten Island

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

Feb 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.

Feb 9

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Pig at QBG with Lunar New Year themed crafts, performances, workshops, and activities for the whole family!

Must See
Event
Feb 9

Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learn will make you a pro.
Free!

Feb 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.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Feb10

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.
Free!

Feb10

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.

Feb10

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb10

Trail of the Month: Pink Trail William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge

at Meet at the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet at the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge for this short hike on the Pink trail. Approximately .75 miles.
Free!

Feb10

Winter Tree ID

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Prospect Park while learning how to identify a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics. Enjoy the subtle beauty of trees in winter.
Free!

Feb10

Brookfield West Mound Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Staten Island's Brookfield Park has gone from a toxic blight to a beautiful natural area with plenty of walking trails and paths for intrepid city travelers.
Free!

Feb10

Valentine's Day Hike and Craft

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will begin with a hike to inspire you to create a craft for your Valentine.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb10

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.

Feb10

Outdoor Skills: Winter Camping 101

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn all about useful equipment, techniques and best practices to camp during cold weather.
Free!

Feb10

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.

Feb10

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.

Feb10

Animal of the Month: Seals

at Lemon Creek Pier (in Lemon Creek Park)Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Lemon Creek for a chance to see and learn about seals in our waterways.
Free!

Monday, February 11, 2019

Feb11

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Feb12

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Feb13

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb13

Adult Afternoon Hikes

at Long Pond ParkStaten Island

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Become more familiar with various areas of the Greenbelt and Staten Island Parks on a leisurely-paced hike while enjoying picturesque views and discovering unique features at Parks.
Free!

Feb13

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Craft a valentine for your special someone and let your love-light shine with a botanical cocktail! We’ll create collages out of pressed flowers and learn how to make your own plantable seed paper.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Feb14

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.

Feb14

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb14

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.

Feb14

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.

Feb14

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.

Feb14

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, February 15, 2019

Feb15

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.

Feb15

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb15

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.

Feb15

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.

Feb15

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, February 16, 2019

Feb16

Crazy for Composting

at Watson Building at New York Botanical Garden (in Bronx Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? These sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level.
Free!

Feb16

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.

Feb16

Great Backyard Bird Count 2019

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using smartphone apps and official, field-data forms, track and record the birds in Wave Hill’s backyard, guided by naturalist Gabriel Willow.

Feb16

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb16

Queens Park of the Month: Powell's Cove Park

at 130th Street and 11th Avenue (in Powell's Cove 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!

Feb16

Birding: Winter Birds

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Whether you're an experienced birder or just looking for a fun winter activity outdoors, birding is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay active.
Free!

Feb16

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! Join us this month as we learn about Haitian culture through the preparation of four traditional teas that are part of the Haitian Tea Party.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb16

Healthy Heart Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
On this vigorous fitness hike burn off the winter fat while enjoying Clove Lakes Park. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.
Free!

Feb16

Brookfield East Mound Hike

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Staten Island's Brookfield Park has gone from a toxic blight to a beautiful natural area with plenty of walking trails and paths for intrepid city travelers.
Free!

Feb16

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.

Feb16

Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Nature Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural world through artistic expression while learning about the local environment.
Free!

Feb16

Nature Exploration Hike

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, and discover our city’s urban forests.
Free!

Feb16

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!

Feb16

Seal Exploration

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 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!

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Feb17

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.

Feb17

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb17

Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Free!

Feb17

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.

Feb17

The Explorer's Club: Natural Cordage and Knot Tying

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the park rangers and earn a Survival Stamp as you make your own cordage from natural materials and learn the art of knots.
Free!

Feb17

Ecosystem Explorers: Micro-Ecosystems

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks!
Free!

Feb17

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.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Feb18

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.

Feb18

Kids Week Queens: Nature Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 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 Forest Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

Kids Week Staten Island: Be A Tree Detective

at Neal Dow Avenue and Maine Avenue

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Westerleigh Park to learn all about identifying trees.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb18

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Feb19

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb19

Kids Week Queens: Who Lives Here

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they guide you to just a few of the many birds, reptiles, and mammals that call New York City home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

February Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Use plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Brooklyln: Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb19

Kids Week Manhattan: Reptiles and Amphibians

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers to learn about the unique characteristics of reptiles and amphibians.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb19

Kids Week Staten Island: Ranger Recycle Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting games that will help you remember to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Feb20

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb20

Kids Week Queens: Gather Around the Campfire

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of fun and outdoor activities as we gather around the campfire and enjoy the outdoors.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring the kids and enjoy the day with the Urban Park Rangers in Marine Park as we enjoy games inspired by nature.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

Kids Week Manhattan: Trees and Winter Wildlife

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a winter walk looking for wildlife clues while identifying winter trees.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb20

The Evolution of Chanticleer’s Gravel Garden: A Horticultural Lecture by Lisa Roper

at NY School of Interior DesignManhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Roper will speak about how form, texture, color, and rhythm are carefully considered as she plants and edits photography serving to inform her design decisions.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Feb21

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.

Feb21

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb21

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.

Feb21

February Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? Learn how red wiggler worms are used for indoor compositing and make your own indoor compost bin!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Bronx: Urban Forest Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Pelham Bay is the largest park in New York City. Walk through one of the most bio-diverse forests in New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Brooklyn: Build a Birdfeeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to build a birdfeeder for your own back yard.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

Kids Week Manhattan: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter 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!

Must See
Event
Feb21

Kids Week Staten Island: Winter Scavenger Hunt

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb21

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!

Feb21

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.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Feb22

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.

Feb22

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb22

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk through Kissena Park and learn about the different birds that live in the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

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.

Feb22

February Break Family Programs: Bugging Out

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the world of bugs, create your own insect, and search for bug homes in the Woodland!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Bronx: Winter Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Staten Island: Tent Building

at Delafield Place and Bard Avenue (in Walker Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn a simple and fun way to put up a tent, identify nearby wildlife, and get some tips on camping with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb22

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Owls

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

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
Feb22

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.

Feb22

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, February 23, 2019

Feb23

Edenwald Green Neighborhood - Forest Restoration

at Crawford Avenue and Boller 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!

Feb23

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.

Feb23

Wellness Workshop: Citrus Soaps

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the awakening qualities of citrus essential oils and the benefits they provide for winter-weary skin. Make your own soap and go home with a pound of all-natural vegan soap.

Feb23

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb23

Espalier Fruit Tree Pruning

at Feeding Tree Community GardenBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to prune and train young fruit trees to grow in interesting and beautiful patterns along walls and fences.
Free!

Feb23

Animal Tracks

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens 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 raccoon and common housecat tracks.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb23

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

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 park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Appropriate for all skill levels.
Free!

Feb23

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.

Feb23

Composting 101

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 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!

Feb23

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.

Feb23

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.
Free!

Feb23

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Citrus

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A guest chef from Wave Hill exclusive caterer Great Performances describes different types of citrus and their uses, then conjures up several refreshing dishes featuring these seasonal fruits.
Free!

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Feb24

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.

Feb24

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb24

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Appropriate for all skill levels.
Free!

Feb24

FrogWatch USA: 2019 Training Session

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover how you can help frogs and toads in our environment by identifying and monitoring their unique vocal calls.
Free!

Feb24

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.

Feb24

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.

Feb24

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.

Feb24

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.

Feb24

Arts, Culture & Fun: Astronomy

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Free!

Feb24

Winter Wildlife Night Hike

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
What lurks around at night? Find out as the Urban Park Rangers lead a hike through Inwood Hill Park under the cover of darkness.
Free!

Monday, February 25, 2019

Feb25

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Feb26

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Feb27

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb27

Adult Afternoon Hike: Southwest LaTourette (End of Old Mill Road )

at Latourette Golf Course ClubhouseStaten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Become more familiar with various areas of the Greenbelt and Staten Island Parks as you hike on a leisurely-paced hike while enjoying picturesque views and discovering unique features.
Free!

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Feb28

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.

Feb28

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Feb28

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.

Feb28

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.

Feb28

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 1, 2019

Mar 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.

Mar 1

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Mar 1

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 2, 2019

Mar 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.

Mar 2

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar 2

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Time Travelers

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 journey through time – from the Ice Age, through the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.
Free!

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Mar 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.

Mar 3

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar 3

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.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Mar 4

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Mar 5

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Mar 6

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Mar 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.

Mar 7

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar 7

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.

Mar 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.

Mar 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!

Friday, March 8, 2019

Mar 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.

Mar 8

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar 8

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.

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Mar 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.

Mar 9

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar 9

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Time Travelers

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 journey through time – from the Ice Age, through the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, to today – and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.
Free!

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Mar 9

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 10, 2019

Mar10

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.

Mar10

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar10

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.

Mar10

Trail of the Month: Pouch Camp Conservation Easement

at Parking Lot (in High Rock Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover Pouch Camp on this last winter hike with the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy.
Free!

Mar10

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.

Mar10

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, March 11, 2019

Mar11

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Mar12

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Mar13

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar13

Adult Afternoon Hike: Bloomingdale Park

at Drumgoole Road West and Maguire Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park)Staten Island

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Become more familiar with various areas of the Greenbelt and Staten Island Parks as you hike on a leisurely-paced hike while enjoying picturesque views and discovering unique features.
Free!

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mar14

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.

Mar14

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar14

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.

Mar14

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.

Mar14

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, March 15, 2019

Mar15

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar15

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Mar16

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Mar16

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

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Mar17

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Monday, March 18, 2019

Mar18

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Mar19

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Mar20

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Mar21

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Friday, March 22, 2019

Mar22

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Mar23

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
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

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Mar24

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Monday, March 25, 2019

Mar25

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Mar26

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Mar27

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mar28

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Friday, March 29, 2019

Mar29

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

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.

Must See
Event
Mar30

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Mar31

Plastics: Pelagic Peril - Extended

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Apr20

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, 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.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

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, 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

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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