NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2020 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:04:42 GMT <![CDATA[Birding: Winter Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/birding-winter-waterfowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/birding-winter-waterfowl Date: February 1, 2020

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. We offer birding programs throughout the year and focus on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Binoculars and field guides will be available.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2020-02-01 2020-02-01 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e1626706ae1b.jpg Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:30:03 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/birding-winter-waterfowl1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/birding-winter-waterfowl1 Date: February 1, 2020

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.

We offer birding programs throughout the year and offer unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2020-02-01 2020-02-01 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.52040100097700000, -74.18949890136700000 Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:30:03 EST
<![CDATA[Conservation 101: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and More]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/conservation-101-reduce-reuse-recycle-and-more http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/conservation-101-reduce-reuse-recycle-and-more Date: February 1, 2020

What happens when we throw something "away"? Join us for a discussion about the fascinating history of New York City's trash system. Following the talk, we'll take a hike outside to learn how trash impacts our parks and the steps you can take to reduce your waste.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2020-02-01 2020-02-01 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:00:28 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Fire Making]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/outdoor-skills-fire-making http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/outdoor-skills-fire-making Date: February 1, 2020

Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

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 for you.

All programs are family-friendly but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2020-02-01 2020-02-01 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.72164452410700000, -73.95061850547800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e1626a487e2b.jpg Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:00:28 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/01/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 1, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-01 2020-02-01 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e0123521ce3e.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:44:59 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Hibernation Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/winter-hibernation-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/winter-hibernation-hike Date: February 2, 2020

Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public. On our hikes, you can learn new things, or just take time to unplug from the world.

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.

For this program, we recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes or boots.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.62360000610351600, -74.11830139160156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21d056032d9.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 2, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Nature's Workshop: Creating with Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/natures-workshop-creating-with-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/natures-workshop-creating-with-nature Date: February 2, 2020

This winter, join us for the Nature's Workshop series. 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.

Join the Urban Park Rangers and create beautiful works of art by using materials provided by Mother Nature. Create crafts that incorporate natural elements and imagination.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 846-2731

Location: Chapin Parkway and Gothic Drive (in Captain Tilly Park)

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Q052 Captain Tilly Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.71294990385200000, -73.79845154285400000 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 2, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e0123707c8d1.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:44:59 EST
<![CDATA[Heather Garden Tour with Naturalist Ken Chaya]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/heather-garden-tour-with-naturalist-ken-chaya http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/heather-garden-tour-with-naturalist-ken-chaya Date: February 2, 2020

The heather and heath are usually quite beautiful this time of year! Join expert naturalist, Ken Chaya, for a tour of the Heather Garden to identify the heaths and heathers. Find out which plants are in bloom during the winter while searching and identifying winter birds in Fort Tryon Park!

Photo by Gabe Kirchheimer

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.86059951782200000, -73.93379974365200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e1cbd0fc1174.jpg Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:45:07 EST
<![CDATA[Photo Scavenger Hunt Hike (Light)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/photo-scavenger-hunt-hike-light http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/photo-scavenger-hunt-hike-light Date: February 2, 2020

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.

This light hike features a leisure stroll on mostly paved paths. For all hiking programs, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots and packing water and a light snack.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e16284f7ce08.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park2 Date: February 2, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:44:59 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/birding-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/02/birding-owls Date: February 2, 2020

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.

Be wise and join this Urban Park Ranger-led hike as we look for this bird of prey.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2020-02-02 2020-02-02 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21d1729b5db.jpeg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/03/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 3, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-03 2020-02-03 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/04/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 4, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-04 2020-02-04 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/04/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/04/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 4, 2020

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of the start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-04 2020-02-04 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 5, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-05 2020-02-05 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/05/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 5, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-05 2020-02-05 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:44:59 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/06/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/06/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 6, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-06 2020-02-06 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/06/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/06/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: February 6, 2020

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy Guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Highlights of this tour include Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of the start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-06 2020-02-06 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.77220153808594000, -73.96759796142578000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4d853e964eb.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/06/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/06/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 6, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-06 2020-02-06 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 7, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-07 2020-02-07 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/07/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 7, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-07 2020-02-07 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Bald Eagle Watch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/birding-bald-eagle-watch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/birding-bald-eagle-watch Date: February 8, 2020

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. Throughout the year, we offer birding programs that focus on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21d1a29bd24.jpeg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Inwood Hill Park Trail Stewardship Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/inwood-hill-park-trail-stewardship-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/inwood-hill-park-trail-stewardship-day Date: February 8, 2020

Volunteer with NYC Parks and Natural Areas Conservancy as we care for the White and Orange Trails at Inwood Hill Park! Join our effort to make the 4.2-mile trails of Inwood Hill Park safer, more accessible, and sustainable through trailblazing, corridor clearing, and debris removal.

The group will focus on trail clean-up, debris removal, and trailblazing along the orange and white trail!

Please note: Space is limited and RSVP is required; please register on Eventbrite.

Volunteers under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 9:00 am 12:00 pm 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b3e3c24a47ad.jpg Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:45:07 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 8, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/birding-winter-waterfowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/birding-winter-waterfowl Date: February 8, 2020

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.

We offer birding programs throughout the year and offer unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Oriental Boulevard and Falmouth Street (in Manhattan Beach Park)

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B251 Manhattan Beach Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.57730102539100000, -73.94309997558600000 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Bayside Green Neighborhood: Alley Pond Park Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/bayside-green-neighborhood-alley-pond-park-forest-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/bayside-green-neighborhood-alley-pond-park-forest-restoration Date: February 8, 2020

Join NYC Parks Stewardship in Alley Pond Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 128

Location: Adventure Course Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.74231295249600000, -73.73824715614400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e14e2278c920.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:29:34 EST
<![CDATA[T is for Teddy: Bears in the Wild]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/t-is-for-teddy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/t-is-for-teddy Date: February 8, 2020

Do bears live in the Greenbelt? Find out about the magnificent mammals that live in the Greenbelt, celebrate our love of animals, and decorate a teddy bear to take home.

Suitable for ages 3-7 with a chaperone.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e0a4c0592e3a.png Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:29:34 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Residents]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/birding-winter-residents http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/birding-winter-residents Date: February 8, 2020

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. We offer birding programs throughout the year focusing on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e16291dc1cba.JPG Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Wonderland Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/winter-wonderland-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/winter-wonderland-hike Date: February 8, 2020

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.

Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light to moderate to vigorous.

To enhance your experience, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, packing a light snack, and bringing water.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.77659988403320000, -73.92369842529297000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21d3fb1751c.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/turn-learn-compost-work-day-nyc-compost-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/turn-learn-compost-work-day-nyc-compost-project Date: February 8, 2020

Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings while working on the NYC Compost Project demonstration site. The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. If you help us make compost, you can take compost. Please bring your own container. (Please note this is a volunteer event and not a pick-up event. You must volunteer at the work day to receive compost. Supplies may be limited.) Registration is strongly recommended.

Registration requested.

The NYC Compost Project, created by the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) in 1993, works to rebuild NYC’s soils by providing New Yorkers with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities they need to make and use compost locally. NYC Compost Project programs are implemented by DSNY-funded teams at seven host organizations, including Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Big Reuse, Earth Matter NY, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, and The New York Botanical Garden. Learn more: www.nyc.gov/compostproject

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3504

Location: Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.64268829089600000, -74.10273053751800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5cc8a5ed355ca.jpg Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:30:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/08/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 8, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-08 2020-02-08 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 9, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-09 2020-02-09 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Valentine's Day Hike and Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/valentines-day-hike-and-craft-light http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/valentines-day-hike-and-craft-light Date: February 9, 2020

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city's urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Our light hikes are on mostly paved paths.

Join the Rangers on a light winter walk on the lookout for "lovebirds". We will end back at the Nature Center to build your own nature valentine for your sweetheart!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2020-02-09 2020-02-09 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Seal Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/seal-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/seal-exploration Date: February 9, 2020

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. We offer programs throughout the year which focus on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Lemon Creek Pier (in Lemon Creek Park)

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R079 Lemon Creek Park 2020-02-09 2020-02-09 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.51079511914900000, -74.21010828018200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21d55d6519a.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 9, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-09 2020-02-09 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:45:00 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy: The Full Snow Moon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/astronomy-the-full-snow-moon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/astronomy-the-full-snow-moon Date: February 9, 2020

Traditionally, the moon we see in February is called the Snow Moon due to the typically heavy snowfall of February. On average, February is the USA’s snowiest month, according to data from the National Weather Service.

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science history and folklore of the universe.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. All equipment is provided.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2020-02-09 2020-02-09 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e1629cdea9e2.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:44:44 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy: The Full Snow Moon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/astronomy-the-supermoon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/09/astronomy-the-supermoon Date: February 9, 2020

Traditionally, the moon we see in February is called the Snow Moon due to the typically heavy snowfall of February. On average, February is the USA’s snowiest month, according to data from the National Weather Service.

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science history and folklore of the universe.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. All equipment is provided.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2020-02-09 2020-02-09 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.85169632556500000, -73.82473041228600000 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:45:04 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/10/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/10/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 10, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-10 2020-02-10 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/11/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/11/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 11, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-11 2020-02-11 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/11/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/11/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: February 11, 2020

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy Guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Highlights of this tour include Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of the start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-11 2020-02-11 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.77220153808594000, -73.96759796142578000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4d853e964eb.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/12/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/12/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 12, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-12 2020-02-12 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Adult Afternoon Hikes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/12/adult-afternoon-hikes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/12/adult-afternoon-hikes Date: February 12, 2020

Enjoy the crisp winter weather as we stroll through different Staten Island Greenbelt trails with Greenbelt educators and a naturalist.

Designed for adults ages 18+ who want to spend time in nature and socialize.

For more information and to register, please call (718) 351-3450.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2020-02-12 2020-02-12 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Tue, 07 Jan 2020 15:30:03 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/12/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/12/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 12, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-12 2020-02-12 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 13, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-13 2020-02-13 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 13, 2020

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of the start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-13 2020-02-13 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Snug Harbor Glass House Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/snug-harbor-glass-house-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/snug-harbor-glass-house-tour Date: February 13, 2020

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Carl Grillo Glass House, where the Horticulture Department propagates plants for our seasonal displays and which is typically closed to the public.

Visit the aquaponics and tropical areas, including our giant yellow stripe bamboo, and look at the cuttings and seedlings started for this year’s summer displays.

This event is rain or shine.

Purchase tickets online.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3504

Location: Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2020-02-13 2020-02-13 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.64357711603900000, -74.10317041979700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e14f221932bb.png Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:45:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/13/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 13, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-13 2020-02-13 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 14, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-14 2020-02-14 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Cunningham Park Trail Maintenance Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/0214-cunningham-park-trail-maintenance-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/0214-cunningham-park-trail-maintenance-hike Date: February 14, 2020

Did you know that NYC has over 350 miles of hiking trails throughout its public parks? Help to keep these trails clean, safe, and ecologically healthy by joining the NYC Parks Stewardship Team and the Natural Areas Conservancy on a trail maintenance hike!

During this two-hour hike, you’ll learn about the geology and ecology of NYC’s natural areas while helping to maintain the trail systems by clearing overgrown trail corridors, cutting back invasive plants, and removing obstacles and debris.

Come dressed in warm clothes and sturdy boots or shoes. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: SE corner of Union Turnpike and Francis Lewis Blvd. (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2020-02-14 2020-02-14 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.73163783884400000, -73.76977920532200000 Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:45:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/central-park-tour-the-belvedere-beautiful-view http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/central-park-tour-the-belvedere-beautiful-view Date: February 14, 2020

Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation. Plus, explore the surrounding landscapes and landmarks, including Turtle Pond, King Jagiello, and the 3,500-year-old “Cleopatra’s Needle.”

Details

Meet: Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street). Map of start location
Terrain: Moderate inclines and a few stairs
Length of Tour: approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). No groups, please. Purchase tickets online.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-14 2020-02-14 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.77930068969700000, -73.96910095214800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d0903943a1a6.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:00:46 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/14/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 14, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-14 2020-02-14 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 15, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Ecology Park Winter Tree ID and Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/ecology-park-winter-tree-id-and-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/ecology-park-winter-tree-id-and-tour Date: February 15, 2020

Join NYC Parks and the Natural Areas Conservancy for a winter tree ID workshop in Ecology Park, Brooklyn!

On January 18 and February 15, participants will learn how to identify native and invasive trees within the 14 plant communities in this park’s boundaries. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle for this event. \

Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Funding for this event is generously provided by the Jamaica Bay Rockaway Parks Conservancy.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Ecology Park

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2020-02-15 2020-02-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.62508164341800000, -73.90646649259000000 Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:00:19 EST
<![CDATA[Edenwald Green Neighborhood: Seton Falls Park Forest Restoration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/edenwald-green-neighborhood-seton-falls-park-forest-restoration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/edenwald-green-neighborhood-seton-falls-park-forest-restoration Date: February 15, 2020

Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232 ext. 128

Location: Crawford Avenue and Boller Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)

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X046 Seton Falls Park 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.88539162579200000, -73.83768820762600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e18b4869e260.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:45:44 EST
<![CDATA[Crazy for Composting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/crazy-for-composting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/crazy-for-composting Date: February 15, 2020

NYC Compost Project hosted by the New York Botanical Garden

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, whether you are just starting out or have been digging in for years. Join us for beginner and advanced workshops, resources, refreshments, ordering compost, and more!

Registration required. Visit NYBG to RSVP or call (718) 817-8543.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 817-8543

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2020-02-15 2020-02-15 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.86238890000000000, -73.87724810000000000 Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:44:48 EST
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/discovery-walks-for-families-harlem-meer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/discovery-walks-for-families-harlem-meer Date: February 15, 2020

Now at the northeast corner of Central Park, the rocky landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer has a storied history. Join our guides to learn more about how the area has changed over time, the plants and animals that live there today, and how the Conservancy cares for this complex ecosystem. Explore the Meer's history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful water body through hands-on exploration and guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Discovery Walks for Families are a great way for parents and children of all ages to learn about the nature and history of Central Park in fun and creative ways.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d08ecdac40c5.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:00:46 EST
<![CDATA[Bronx Winterfest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/bronx-winterfest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/bronx-winterfest Date: February 15, 2020

Join us to enjoy a full day of winter activities at our annual Bronx Winterfest!

Activities include winter sports, workshops, dance performances, arts and crafts, and more! Create puppets with NYC Parks Marionette Theatre; practice your hockey skills; sing songs in our toddler section; discover city wilderness with the Urban Park Rangers and warm up with a bit of Zumba.

Weather permitting, we will also have sledding, snowman competitions, and snow fun.

This event is free and open to all ages.



Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Brady Playground (in Bronx Park)

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X002 Bronx Park 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.85128487334900000, -73.86944118276300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e15fd2250878.jpg Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:44:59 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Photography: Winter Landscapes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/nature-photography-winter-landscapes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/nature-photography-winter-landscapes Date: February 15, 2020

Our Urban Park Ranger Nature Photography program allows you to interpret the natural world while learning about the local environment.

Bring your own camera or smartphone.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.64636741800000000, -74.00180339810000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e162a46e314a.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:00:30 EST
<![CDATA[Snug Harbor Glass House Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/snug-harbor-glass-house-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/snug-harbor-glass-house-tour Date: February 15, 2020

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Carl Grillo Glass House, where the Horticulture Department propagates plants for our seasonal displays and which is typically closed to the public.

Visit the aquaponics and tropical areas, including our giant yellow stripe bamboo, and look at the cuttings and seedlings started for this year’s summer displays.

This event is rain or shine.

Purchase tickets online.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 425-3504

Location: Visitor Information Booth (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)

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R116 Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.64357711603900000, -74.10317041979700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e14f221932bb.png Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:14:31 EST
<![CDATA[Living with White-Tailed Deer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/living-with-whitetailed-deer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/living-with-whitetailed-deer Date: February 15, 2020

Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!

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. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:00:30 EST
<![CDATA[Basic Photography and Beach Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/basic-photography-and-beach-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/basic-photography-and-beach-exploration Date: February 15, 2020

Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to capture the beauty of Rockaway Beach with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.

Dress for the outdoors.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Beach 86th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.58430099487300000, -73.81069946289100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21d8e6bc1df.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:00:30 EST
<![CDATA[Living with Deer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/living-with-deer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/living-with-deer Date: February 15, 2020

Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn about deer. We will find signs of deer (buck rubs, deer scat, deer prints, chewed twigs) on a hike in the park, and share five tips to follow to promote a healthy coexistence with these animals.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e12234f7a186.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:14:31 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/15/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 15, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-15 2020-02-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:30:44 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 16, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Riverdale Park Trail Maintenance Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/riverdale-park-trail-maintenance-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/riverdale-park-trail-maintenance-hike Date: February 16, 2020

Did you know that NYC has over 350 miles of hiking trails throughout its public parks? Help to keep these trails clean, safe, and ecologically healthy by joining the NYC Parks Stewardship Team and the Natural Areas Conservancy on a trail maintenance hike!

During this two-hour hike, you’ll learn about the geology and ecology of NYC’s natural areas while helping to maintain the trail systems by clearing overgrown trail corridors, cutting back invasive plants, and removing obstacles and debris.

Come dressed in warm clothes and sturdy boots or shoes. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Spaulding Lane Parking Lot (in Riverdale Park)

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X142 Riverdale Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89731055468300000, -73.91446208911900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e1354c9e537c.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:14:31 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Wildlife: Animal Tracks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/winter-wildlife-animal-tracks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/winter-wildlife-animal-tracks Date: February 16, 2020

Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills. In this program, learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.

All programs are family-friendly but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21dcae1f225.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:15:30 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Tree ID: Evergreens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/winter-tree-id-evergreens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/winter-tree-id-evergreens Date: February 16, 2020

In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year that is always green. There are many different kinds of evergreen plants, both trees and shrubs. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn how to identify evergreen trees and shrubs in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 846-2731

Location: Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.74638748168945000, -73.84501647949219000 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:15:30 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/nature-exploration-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/nature-exploration-hike Date: February 16, 2020

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s rich history and diverse culture, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.

On this moderately-paced hike, discover the nature of Clove Lakes Park.

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.61925331048000000, -74.10776889324200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e275a8618f5f.jpg Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:15:05 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 16, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:00:46 EST
<![CDATA[Seal Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/seal-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/seal-exploration Date: February 16, 2020

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.

We offer programs throughout the year which focus on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a park ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21dccb36ee7.jpg Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:15:30 EST
<![CDATA[Conservation Legacy & Greenbelt Service Project]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/conservation-legacy-greenbelt-service-project http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/16/conservation-legacy-greenbelt-service-project Date: February 16, 2020

Explore the rich history of the Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy, then participate in an outdoor trail service project to enhance the Greenbelt.

Dress appropriately for winter conditions and working outside for 2+ hours.

Ages 14+ (ages 14-17 will need written parental consent).

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)

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R088 High Rock Park 2020-02-16 2020-02-16 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.58380126953125000, -74.12329864501953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e122a7ebd2dd.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:29:31 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 17, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-17 2020-02-17 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[President's Week in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/presidents-week-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/presidents-week-in-prospect-park Date: February 17, 2020

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.

Wild in Winter
February 17–21, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Bundle up and find out what your favorite Prospect Park animals are doing this winter. Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation effort established in 1900, and much more!
Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
Migration Games, 12–3 pm: Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a migrating bird? Wonder no longer, because the Audubon Center has a series of floor games designed to replicate all the stages of a birds long journey.
Animal Encounter, 2 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 3 pm. Animal Encounters is made possible with generous support from Macy’s, Inc.
Great Backyard Bird Count, 3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nationwide Citizen Science project. Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!

President's Day Trivia
Monday, February 17, 2 + 3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Monday, February 17 only! Join Prospect Park Alliance in celebrating the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln with presidential trivia for kids and a special birthday cake for George and Abe. One round of trivia will start at 2pm and another at 3pm.

Coming in from the Cold
Tuesday, February 18–Friday, February 21, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House this Mid-Winter Recess to learn about salve and then make a small jar of your own scented salve to take home. Guests can choose from a variety of essential oils to scent an all natural salve similar to 19th century recipes.

President's Week Tennis Program
Prospect Park Tennis Center, 1–4 pm, Advance Registration Required

The Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience. Our accomplished staff of tennis professionals gives players personal attention while they acquire game fundamentals and increase their skill level.

Visit the Prospect Park Alliance website to learn more about President's Week activities!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park,Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground),Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073, B068 Prospect Park, Parade Ground 2020-02-17 2020-02-17 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000; 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000; 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e150c8525bbc.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:44:31 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Geology Rocks!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/kids-week-manhattan-geology-central-park-rocks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/kids-week-manhattan-geology-central-park-rocks Date: February 17, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

From its ancient bedrock to fault zones that cut across the city to its geographic position at the edge of a glacier, the geologic history of the city can be found in its parks.

Join the Urban Park Rangers for a look into how geology influenced the landscape and design of New York City's Central Park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1444

Location: Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-17 2020-02-17 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.79707717895508000, -73.95149230957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21e0664e998.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:44:31 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: All About Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/kids-week-staten-island-all-about-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/17/kids-week-staten-island-all-about-owls Date: February 17, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

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 with the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2020-02-17 2020-02-17 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21e099446db.jpeg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:44:31 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 18, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:09 EST
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/discovery-walks-for-families-harlem-meer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/discovery-walks-for-families-harlem-meer Date: February 18, 2020

Now at the northeast corner of Central Park, the rocky landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer has a storied history. Join our guides to learn more about how the area has changed over time, the plants and animals that live there today, and how the Conservancy cares for this complex ecosystem. Explore the Meer's history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful water body through hands-on exploration and guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Discovery Walks for Families are a great way for parents and children of all ages to learn about the nature and history of Central Park in fun and creative ways.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d08ecdac40c5.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:15:06 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Nature Puppet Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/kids-week-queens-nature-puppet-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/kids-week-queens-nature-puppet-show Date: February 18, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

Animal puppets tell very interesting stories about nature. Our Urban Park Ranger programs are the perfect additions to your family's activities.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79520034790000000, -73.77839660644500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21e26206083.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:49 EST
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/storytime-craft http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/storytime-craft Date: February 18, 2020

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Recommended for ages 10 and under.

FREE. Drop-in.
Register on Eventbrite.

This is a recurring event taking place during Mid-Winter Break Family Programs, from Monday, February 18, to Friday, February 21.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2020-02-18 2020-02-18 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5dea65867ce2a.JPG Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:30:50 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/central-park-tour-southern-welcome-tour Date: February 18, 2020

Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to some of the southern park highlights, including Grand Army Plaza, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Chess & Checkers House, and the Dairy.

Details

Meet: Inside the Park at 61st Street and Fifth Avenue. Map of the start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 60 minutes
Cost: Free; registration not required. No groups, please.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

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

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.76549911499023400, -73.97219848632812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81d26d65cf1.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:15:07 EST
<![CDATA[President's Week in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/presidents-week-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/presidents-week-in-prospect-park Date: February 18, 2020

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.

Wild in Winter
February 17–21, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Bundle up and find out what your favorite Prospect Park animals are doing this winter. Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation effort established in 1900, and much more!
Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
Migration Games, 12–3 pm: Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a migrating bird? Wonder no longer, because the Audubon Center has a series of floor games designed to replicate all the stages of a birds long journey.
Animal Encounter, 2 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 3 pm. Animal Encounters is made possible with generous support from Macy’s, Inc.
Great Backyard Bird Count, 3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nationwide Citizen Science project. Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!

President's Day Trivia
Monday, February 17, 2 + 3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Monday, February 17 only! Join Prospect Park Alliance in celebrating the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln with presidential trivia for kids and a special birthday cake for George and Abe. One round of trivia will start at 2pm and another at 3pm.

Coming in from the Cold
Tuesday, February 18–Friday, February 21, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House this Mid-Winter Recess to learn about salve and then make a small jar of your own scented salve to take home. Guests can choose from a variety of essential oils to scent an all natural salve similar to 19th century recipes.

President's Week Tennis Program
Prospect Park Tennis Center, 1–4 pm, Advance Registration Required

The Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience. Our accomplished staff of tennis professionals gives players personal attention while they acquire game fundamentals and increase their skill level.

Visit the Prospect Park Alliance website to learn more about President's Week activities!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park,Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground),Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073, B068 Prospect Park, Parade Ground 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000; 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000; 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e150c8525bbc.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:44:31 EST
<![CDATA[Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: George Washington Carver Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/midwinter-break-family-programs-george-washington-carver-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/midwinter-break-family-programs-george-washington-carver-workshop Date: February 18, 2020

Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany. Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and creating a healing lotion to take home.

Register online.

This event is part of QBG's Mid-Winter Break Family Programs. Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities throughout February School Break, from Tuesday, February 18 through Friday, February 21.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2020-02-18 2020-02-18 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5dea6a12f09a6.JPG Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:45:49 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Shelter Building]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/kids-week-shelter-building http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/kids-week-shelter-building Date: February 18, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Learn tips and tricks from the Urban Park Rangers that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21e567642d5.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:49 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Birds of Prey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/kids-week-manhattan-eagles-hawks-and-falcons http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/18/kids-week-manhattan-eagles-hawks-and-falcons Date: February 18, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn about eagles, hawks, and falcons, and the important role they play in nature.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2020-02-18 2020-02-18 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86729812622070000, -73.92900085449219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e21e5b028288.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:49 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 19, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-19 2020-02-19 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:10 EST
<![CDATA[Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/discovery-walks-for-families-harlem-meer http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/discovery-walks-for-families-harlem-meer Date: February 19, 2020

Now at the northeast corner of Central Park, the rocky landscape surrounding the Harlem Meer has a storied history. Join our guides to learn more about how the area has changed over time, the plants and animals that live there today, and how the Conservancy cares for this complex ecosystem. Explore the Meer's history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful water body through hands-on exploration and guided activities in your complementary Discovery Journal.

Discovery Walks for Families are a great way for parents and children of all ages to learn about the nature and history of Central Park in fun and creative ways.

Details

Meet: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of start location
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-19 2020-02-19 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d08ecdac40c5.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:15:06 EST
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/storytime-craft http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/storytime-craft Date: February 19, 2020

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Recommended for ages 10 and under.

FREE. Drop-in.
Register on Eventbrite.

This is a recurring event taking place during Mid-Winter Break Family Programs, from Monday, February 18, to Friday, February 21.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2020-02-19 2020-02-19 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5dea65867ce2a.JPG Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:30:50 EST
<![CDATA[President's Week in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/presidents-week-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/presidents-week-in-prospect-park Date: February 19, 2020

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.

Wild in Winter
February 17–21, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Bundle up and find out what your favorite Prospect Park animals are doing this winter. Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation effort established in 1900, and much more!
Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
Migration Games, 12–3 pm: Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a migrating bird? Wonder no longer, because the Audubon Center has a series of floor games designed to replicate all the stages of a birds long journey.
Animal Encounter, 2 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 3 pm. Animal Encounters is made possible with generous support from Macy’s, Inc.
Great Backyard Bird Count, 3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nationwide Citizen Science project. Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!

President's Day Trivia
Monday, February 17, 2 + 3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Monday, February 17 only! Join Prospect Park Alliance in celebrating the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln with presidential trivia for kids and a special birthday cake for George and Abe. One round of trivia will start at 2pm and another at 3pm.

Coming in from the Cold
Tuesday, February 18–Friday, February 21, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House this Mid-Winter Recess to learn about salve and then make a small jar of your own scented salve to take home. Guests can choose from a variety of essential oils to scent an all natural salve similar to 19th century recipes.

President's Week Tennis Program
Prospect Park Tennis Center, 1–4 pm, Advance Registration Required

The Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience. Our accomplished staff of tennis professionals gives players personal attention while they acquire game fundamentals and increase their skill level.

Visit the Prospect Park Alliance website to learn more about President's Week activities!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park,Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground),Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073, B068 Prospect Park, Parade Ground 2020-02-19 2020-02-19 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.66170120239258000, -73.97080230712890000; 40.65119934082031000, -73.97010040283203000; 40.66070175170900000, -73.96540069580100000; 40.66429901123047000, -73.96389770507812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e150c8525bbc.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:44:31 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Trees and Winter Wildlife]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/kids-week-manhattan-trees-and-winter-wildlife http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/kids-week-manhattan-trees-and-winter-wildlife Date: February 19, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

Join the Urban Park Rangers for a winter walk as we look for wildlife clues while identifying winter trees.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-19 2020-02-19 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.79707717895508000, -73.95149230957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e275f70e68c4.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:49 EST
<![CDATA[Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: Fantastic Flowers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/midwinter-break-family-programs-fantastic-flowers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/midwinter-break-family-programs-fantastic-flowers Date: February 19, 2020

Take a trip through our Greenhouse to inspire your inner scientist and artist! Participants dissect flowers and learn about the function of each part before creating a floral-inspired suncatcher, to bring color into the home for the winter!

This event is part of QBG's Mid-Winter Break Family Programs. Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities throughout February School Break, from Tuesday, February 18 through Friday, February 21.

Register online.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2020-02-19 2020-02-19 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5dea6b9b9ecde.JPG Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:59:32 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Animal Tracks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/kids-week-staten-island-animal-tracks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/kids-week-staten-island-animal-tracks Date: February 19, 2020

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger.

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks. Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age.

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 house cat tracks.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)

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R052 Allison Pond Park 2020-02-19 2020-02-19 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.63831534864300000, -74.10274819544500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e27603d23ed9.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:49 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/19/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park1 Date: February 19, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-19 2020-02-19 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:15:07 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/central-park-tour-iconic-views-of-central-park Date: February 20, 2020

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-20 2020-02-20 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.76910910253600000, -73.97361493110700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4c459347d09.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:45:10 EST
<![CDATA[Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: I Heart Worms]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/i-heart-worms http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/i-heart-worms Date: February 20, 2020

Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5+) to the life of red wiggler worms used for indoor composting. We’ll be helping you to set up your very own indoor compost bin during the workshop.

Two time slots available: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Register online.

This event is part of QBG's Mid-Winter Break Family Programs. Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities throughout February School Break, from Tuesday, February 18 through Friday, February 21.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2020-02-20 2020-02-20 10:00 am 11:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5dea6d9dc9247.JPG Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:59:32 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Bird Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/winter-bird-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/winter-bird-hike Date: February 20, 2020

Join our educators to learn more about finding and identifying winter residents here in the Greenbelt. Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair of ours.

All ages.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2020-02-20 2020-02-20 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e125446e8f31.jpg Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:59:32 EST
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/storytime-craft http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/storytime-craft Date: February 20, 2020

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.

Recommended for ages 10 and under.

FREE. Drop-in.
Register on Eventbrite.

This is a recurring event taking place during Mid-Winter Break Family Programs, from Monday, February 18, to Friday, February 21.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2020-02-20 2020-02-20 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5dea65867ce2a.JPG Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:30:50 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/central-park-tour-heart-of-the-park Date: February 20, 2020

Walk straight through the heart of Central Park on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy Guides. Enjoy a great variety of the scenic, sculptural, and architectural elements the Park has to offer. Highlights of this tour include Conservatory Water, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields.

Details

Meet: Samuel F. B. Morse statue (inside the Park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue). Tour ends at 72nd Street and Central Park West. Map of the start location
Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited; advance registration is suggested. No groups, please. Register online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2020-02-20 2020-02-20 12:00 pm 1:30 pm 40.77220153808594000, -73.96759796142578000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5d4d853e964eb.jpg Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:15:07 EST
<![CDATA[President's Week in Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/presidents-week-in-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/20/presidents-week-in-prospect-park Date: February 20, 2020

Join Prospect Park Alliance on February 17–21 for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.

Wild in Winter
February 17–21, 12–4 pm
Prospect Park Audubon Center, Free

Bundle up and find out what your favorite Prospect Park animals are doing this winter. Join Prospect Park Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation effort established in 1900, and much more!
Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our Discovery Packs, ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
Migration Games, 12–3 pm: Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a migrating bird? Wonder no longer, because the Audubon Center has a series of floor games designed to replicate all the stages of a birds long journey.
Animal Encounter, 2 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. This program starts promptly at 3 pm. Animal Encounters is made possible with generous support from Macy’s, Inc.
Great Backyard Bird Count, 3 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in this fun, nationwide Citizen Science project. Each checklist submitted helps researchers learn more about the health of birds and how to best protect them!

President's Day Trivia
Monday, February 17, 2 + 3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Monday, February 17 only! Join Prospect Park Alliance in celebrating the birthdays of Washington and Lincoln with presidential trivia for kids and a special birthday cake for George and Abe. One round of trivia will start at 2pm and another at 3pm.

Coming in from the Cold
Tuesday, February 18–Friday, February 21, 1–3 pm
Lefferts Historic House, $3 suggested donation

Join Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House this Mid-Winter Recess to learn about salve and then make a small jar of your own scented salve to take home. Guests can choose from a variety of essential oils to scent an all natural salve similar to 19th century recipes.

President's Week Tennis Program
Prospect Park Tennis Center, 1–4 pm, Advance Registration Required

The Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience. Our accomplished staff of tennis professionals gives players personal attention while they acquire game fundamentals and increase their skill level.

Visit the Prospect Park Alliance website to learn more about President's Week activities!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Prospect Park,Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground),Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park),Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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