NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:12:55 GMT <![CDATA[Winter Solstice Hike: Staten Island's North Shore 'Greenbelt']]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/winter-solstice-hike-staten-islands-north-shore-greenbelt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/winter-solstice-hike-staten-islands-north-shore-greenbelt Date: December 23, 2017

Celebrate the Season!

Explore some of Staten Island's North Shore natural areas on this Winter Solstice hike. This easy to moderate hike will make its way through the North shore "Greenbelt" parks of Jones Woods, Goodhue Park, Allison Pond Park, and Snug Harbor. These four parks comprise over 100 acres of woods, ponds and creeks located less than two miles from the Staten Island Ferry.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 886-4389

Location: Franklin Avenue at Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park)

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R048 Jones Woods Park 2017-12-23 2017-12-23 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.63809892385100000, -74.09067840929300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0afc106b8b8.jpg Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:30:03 EST
<![CDATA[Birding Jamaica Bay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/birding-jamaica-bay http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/birding-jamaica-bay Date: December 23, 2017

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. 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: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2017-12-23 2017-12-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.59870147705078000, -73.76619720458984000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/09/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/09/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon Date: January 9, 2018

Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery's waterfront, such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. We might even spot a seal!

The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. Gabriel is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City. He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-01-09 2018-01-09 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:14:47 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/16/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/16/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon Date: January 16, 2018

Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery's waterfront, such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. We might even spot a seal!

The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. Gabriel is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City. He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-01-16 2018-01-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:14:47 EST