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 11–20 out of 291 events
from August 28, 2015 to December 26, 2015
in Nature (x) category
Saturday, August 29, 2015
at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Kids, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. To register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, August 19th
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Focus on friends with fins, especially those popular goldfish swimming in the Aquatic Garden. Turn colorful paper bags into fantastic 3-D fish.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
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 Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Workshop participants will practice canning techniques and prepare a simple fruit preserve and a freezer pickle from seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Food
at Alley Pond Park, Queens