NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

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 21–30 out of 809 events
from July 31, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Third Annual Great Hudson River Estuary Fish Count

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join naturalists from the Hudson River Estuary Program for this free family program as participants help collect a variety of wriggly and fascinating creatures usually hidden below the surface of the water.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Fall Planting and Season Extension

at Phoenix Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Do you want to get more fresh and healthy vegetables? If you’ve ever seen your collard green plants last through the winter, surrounded by snow, you know it’s…
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Citizenship Classes for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Aug 2

Community Conversations for Kids: Friendship

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
A New York Council for the Humanities Community Conversations for Kids Workshop is coming to the Queens Historical Society!
Category: Education, History, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

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

Aug 2

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park, Bronx

1:30 p.m.
Short canoe trips for beginners and families.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Hindu Lamp Ceremony

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Help Aeilushi Mistry bring peace and harmony to our shoreline as she performs the traditional Hindu Aarti Ceremony at the park!
Category: Education
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Nature Discovery for Kids: Firefly Pajama Party

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join Julia Attaway, educator and local mom, to see if you can catch the last fireflies of the season!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Pages: < Prev12345681Next >

Related Information

  • Get information on upcoming events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Email Newsletters.
  • Know about an event that’s not on the calendar? Send us a tip!
  • Planning an event and considering hosting it in a park? Make sure to read our Planning an Event page.

Was this information helpful?