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.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
at Rosedale and Lacombe Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Help the Bronx River Alliance and the Friends of Soundview Park improve the health of the Long Island Sound, and remove waterfront debris.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
at Cooper Place and Holten Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Wolfe’s Pond Park to help protect young trees from deer and rabbit browse. Volunteers will be trained in proper fitting and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx
at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Join us for our free Natural Areas Open House event, which will include a guided nature exploration, exciting exhibits detailing the in-depth human and natural history of Randall’s Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wave Hill Shop for our popular annual sale of rare plants, superior cultivars and top-notch performers specially selected by Wave Hill’s gardeners.
at Battery Urban Farm (in Battery Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Projects are seasonal and vary from week to week, and could include weeding, mulching, trellising, path or fence maintenance, moving soil, or working with compost.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Food
at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours