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A turtle hangs out on a rock in Morningside Park

Meet and learn about NYC's wildlife neighbors, from the fish and crabs of our waters to the hawks and eagles of our skies. Our expert Urban Park Rangers, Parks Wildlife Unit, and our partners and friends lead wildlife-viewing tours and lectures all across the New York City. Join us! To learn more about NYC's wildlife and what to do when encountering wildlife, please visit our Urban Wildlife page

Wildlife Events

Thursday, May 23, 2019

May23

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May23

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, May 25, 2019

May25

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

May25

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May25

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May25

Fort Tryon Kids: Earthworms with APEC

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Through hands-on activities, engaging discussion and crafts, children will learn the earthworms’ physical characteristics, diet, habits, and special adaptations.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

Birding: Spring Migration

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

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

May26

Freshwater Fishing

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program. You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 27, 2019

May27

Bryant Park: Spring Birding Tour

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of Midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and a Chuck-will’s-widow!
Free!

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May30

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Jun 1

Rails to Trails: Conference House Park and Mt. Loretto Edition

at MTA Staten Island Railway-Tottenville StationStaten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Trails Day! Join us on a 5-mile hike through the "wild and natural" areas of Conference House Park and Mt. Loretto Unique Natural area/North Mt. Loretto Forest.
Free!

Jun 1

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jun 1

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
As part of the annual World Science Festival, we will wade into the Hudson River to collect and count what species of fish we find.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 1

World Science Festival's Great Fish Count

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Educators and biologists will be on hand as participants strap on waders and go out into the Harlem River to cast nets in search of the underwater life right here in NYC.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Calvert Vaux Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tagging them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of our ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Free!

Jun 1

Kaiser Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at West 33rd Street and Bayview Avenue (in Kaiser Park)Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tagging them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of our ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Free!

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Jun 2

Bird Watching at the Reservoir

at Main entrance across from the Vermont Place Parking Lot

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching tour led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. The tour starts at the main entrance to the Ridgewood Reservoir located across the Highland Park…
Free!

Jun 2

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jun 3

Bryant Park: Spring Birding Tour

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of Midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and a Chuck-will’s-widow!
Free!

Jun 3

Calvert Vaux Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tagging them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of our ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Free!

Jun 3

Kaiser Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at West 33rd Street and Bayview Avenue (in Kaiser Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tagging them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of our ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Free!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jun 5

Pollinator Party in Washington Square Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join WSP Youth Activities Coordinator and the Honeybee Conservancy for a Pollinator Party full of fun activities to learn about bees!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jun 6

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jun 8

Biking and Birding Adventure

at Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll visit a variety of habitats by bike, hoping to see a diverse array of bird species that reside along the beautiful Bronx River Greenway. Registration is required.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 8

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jun 9

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jun11

FrogWatch USA Monthly Monitoring

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

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

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jun15

Family Nature Walk

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

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

Best For
Kids
Jun15

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun15

Calvert Vaux Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team for an evening of horseshoe crab monitoring! We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen.
Free!

Jun15

Kaiser Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Park Entrance at Bayview Avenue and W 33rd Street (in Kaiser Park)Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen.
Free!

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Jun16

Birding

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

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

Jun16

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, June 17, 2019

Jun17

Calvert Vaux Park - Horseshoe crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
e'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen.
Free!

Jun17

Kaiser Park - Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Park Entrance at Bayview Avenue and W 33rd Street (in Kaiser Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
We'll be walking the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen.
Free!

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Jun22

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jun22

Birding: Piping Plovers

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meet the piping plovers, cute and tiny endangered shorebirds that visit Rockaway Beach each year to nest and raise chicks from spring through the summer.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun22

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Jun23

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Jun29

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jun29

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun29

Summer on the Hudson: Hudson River Fishing Clinic

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Free Fishing Weekend with a catch-and-release fishing session in partnership with the DEC and the Hudson River Fisherman's Association. First come, first served.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Jun30

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Jul 2

Nature Nick's Animal Adventure

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Nature Nick, New York's favorite zoologist, for a fast-paced and originally scripted show featuring exotic wildlife from all corners of the world.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jul 6

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Jul 7

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Jul 9

FrogWATCH USA Monitoring

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

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

Friday, July 12, 2019

Jul12

Summer on the Hudson: Birding Tour

at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we'll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!
Free!

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Jul13

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jul13

Community Tour of the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood ReservoirQueens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Guides from NYCH2O will lead a history, engineering, and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks.
Free!

Jul13

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul13

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jul14

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Bird Walks

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.
Free!

Jul20

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul20

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Jul21

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Jul27

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul27

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Aug 4

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Great Hudson River Fish Count

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join naturalists along our waterfront as we strap on waders and pull nets to look for fish and other creatures that call the waters around Randall’s Island home.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug10

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Aug11

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Aug13

FrogWATCH USA Monitoring

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

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

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Aug18

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Underwater Neighbors of Riverside Park

at 172nd Street Beach (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the educators from Hudson River Sloop Clearwater to catch, observe, and identify fish and invertebrates.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug24

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug31

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sep 8

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sep 9

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Sep 9

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sep12

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sep13

Summer on the Hudson: Birding Tour

at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. Who knows what birds we'll discover while taking in views of the Hudson River!
Free!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Sep14

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep14

Monarch Celebration

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us during what should be the height of monarch butterfly migration in our area. We’ll explore our gardens and natural areas in search of these charismatic creatures.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sep15

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 16, 2019

Sep16

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Sep16

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Sep18

Wondrous Water

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On World Water Monitoring Day, we’ll address the importance of protecting our local water bodies and showcase how Randall's Island Park Alliance's staff track the water’s health!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sep19

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep21

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sep22

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 23, 2019

Sep23

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Sep23

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sep26

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep28

Get Hooked Fishing Festival

at Southern waterfront just south of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the fish and wildlife that live along our shoreline!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 30, 2019

Sep30

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Sep30

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Oct 3

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Oct 6

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 6

Harvest Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a free, family-friendly celebration of fall!
Free!

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Event

Monday, October 7, 2019

Oct 7

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Oct 7

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Oct10

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Oct12

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Oct13

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, October 14, 2019

Oct14

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Oct14

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Oct17

Bryant Park: Birding Tours

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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