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.
Viewing 1–10 out of 196 events
from October 5, 2015 to January 8, 2016
in Nature (x) category
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
We want to use your food scraps to make compost and grow veggies at the Van Cortlandt Park Garden and Compost Site. This site will be operated by the NYC Compost Project hosted by The…
at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds and other native wildlife while…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an introduction to the park's northernmost highlights: Conservatory Garden, the Harlem Meer, and the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at South Brooklyn Childrens Garden, Brooklyn
4:00 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
Join the South Brooklyn Children's Garden for a weekly free class that runs every Wednesday at 4 p.m. through October 14. The class is for 2 to 5 year olds.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Learn about the extraordinary history, ecology, and design of the park with New York's finest scholars. The tour will be led by Brooklyn Bridge Park photographer Alexa Hoyer.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
The Moon & Saturn Join AC&F for a lecture by Jaclyn Avidon of the Amateur Astronomers Association Following the lecture we will step onto the rooftop for Skygazing (weather…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Thursday, October 8, 2015
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
Friday, October 9, 2015
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