Bronx-Events

Sunset Hike

Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

Date: January 23, 2021

As the sun hangs low over on the horizon, the park morphs into a magical realm. Witness the wonder of sunset with the Urban Park Rangers.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-7070

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

2021-01-23
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Seal Watch

Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)
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Date: January 24, 2021

Winter is an amazing time of year to observe seals in the Long Island Sound. You may be surprised by what looks like a rock in the distance, is actually a healthy seal.

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. Exploration Series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

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

2021-01-24
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Riverdale Park Forest Restoration

Spaulding Lane Parking Lot (in Riverdale Park)

Date: January 29, 2021

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect the forested areas in Riverdale Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please be sure to wear a face mask and bring your own water bottle to this event.

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

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

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Location: Spaulding Lane Parking Lot (in Riverdale Park)

2021-01-29
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Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

Tiffany Street and Viele Avenue (in Barretto Point Park)

Date: January 30, 2021

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

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Tiffany Street and Viele Avenue (in Barretto Point Park)

2021-01-30
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Nature Exploration: Cass Gallagher Trail

Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

Date: January 31, 2021

View the forest from the perspective of a naturalist as you walk with the Urban Park Rangers along the 1.4-mile nature trail named in honor of longtime Bronx resident and naturalist Cass Gallagher.

Please note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks. Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-7070

Location: Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2021-01-31
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Winter Work Days at the Foodway

Concrete Plant Park
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Date: February 6, 2021

Shake the wintertime blues and lend a hand this winter at the Bronx River Foodway! Help us lay mulch, prune plants, and more as we prepare the Foodway for its 2021 spring revival!

This event will respect the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines outlined by the NYC Mayoral office. Extra masks will be available onsite.

All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Please register online or email concretefriends@gmail.com.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 560-9805

Location: Concrete Plant Park

2021-02-06
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Winter Work Days at the Foodway

Concrete Plant Park
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Date: March 6, 2021

Shake the wintertime blues and lend a hand this winter at the Bronx River Foodway! Help us lay mulch, prune plants, and more as we prepare the Foodway for its 2021 spring revival! This event will respect the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines outlined by the NYC Mayoral office. Extra masks will be available onsite.

All ages and skill levels are welcome.

To register, please RSVP online or email concretefriends@gmail.com.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 560-9805

Location: Concrete Plant Park

2021-03-06
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