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, October 4, 2015
at Brookville Boulevard and 147th Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Gaining Our Dignity with Parks as they facilitate a 5K fitness walk/run followed by a community planting activity in Brookville Park!
Category: Fitness, Volunteer, It's My Park
at Between Eastwood & Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
This year, the Prospect Park Alliance offers twice the Pop-Up fun with a second tent that explores the park’s aquatic habitats. In October, explore how seasonal shifts affect wildlife.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
at DSNY District 2 Garage, Staten Island
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Development Team welcomes the public to celebrate the new 3.2-mile New Springville Greenway with a festival in Archtober!
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Fitness, Kids
at Cleveland Avenue and Mansion Avenue (in Seaside Wildlife Nature Park), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike features tide pool exploration and seining.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing, Hiking
at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Discover which plants are in bloom in each of the seasons, even in the dead of winter. Learn about the garden's history, future, and secrets from Fort Tryon's expert horticulture staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Nocturnal Wildlife programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Nature, Kids