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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.

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from September 3, 2014 to December 17, 2014
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Saturday, September 13, 2014


Explore NYC's Natural Side: Forest Park's Trees and Trails

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning about the ecology and rich diversity of NYC parks, please join us for this walk in our series, Explore NYC's Natural Side!…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours


1776 Peace Conference Celebration

at Hylan Blvd and Satterlee Street, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Conference House Association invites you to our signature event of the 238th Anniverary of the 1776 Peace Conference! Turn back time and see how John Adams, Benjamin Franklin,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours

Must See

"Old Mott Haven" Historic Neighborhood Stroll

at E.138th Street and Third Avenue, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jordan L. Mott bought this portion of The Bronx in 1841 and transformed it into an industrial community where innovations such as the coal-burning stove first came into…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours


Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
See the Park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours


Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had…
Category: Art, Tours


Exploring Manhattan’s Forest: Inwood Hill Park's Past, Present and Future, A Site of Social and Ecological Meaning

at Payson Education Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
“Discover the natural side of the concrete jungle!” Learn about the ecology and rich diversity of NYC parks. Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a walk in the series,…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks

Sunday, September 14, 2014


Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront


Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

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