NYC Parks Events Calendar
Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
at Columbus Park, Manhattan , Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward. Give back to the park that gives to you by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for a Beautifcation Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids