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.
Friday, August 7, 2015
at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 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 Fort Totten Park, Queens
7:00 p.m.–7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Participants are selected through lottery. To enter visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on July 28th
Category: Nature, Kids
Saturday, August 8, 2015
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx
at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.