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.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
at Watson Building, Room 302 (in Bronx Park), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
his year guest designer for this yearâ€™s 10th annual Orchid Show is Patrick Blanc, world-renowned French botanist and artist who will transform the Haupt Conservatory with his spectacular vertical walls of living foliate.
Category: Exhibits, Gardening
at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
at Wave Hill, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Listen to guest storyteller Rama Mandel read The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, and The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Working with your hands, form burlap and mixed papers into a portrait that honors our…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island
Learn about the history of the environmental conservation movement on Staten Island and how it has and continues to protect the Greenbelt. Also, learn how these lovely wetlands provide a…
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
at The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan , Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan , Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Earth, learn about nature, and discover Harlem anew this spring with the first Harlem Earth Day!Harlem Park to Park Initiative, a community improvement association formed in 2009, has…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Nature, Gardening, Kids, Environmental Awareness, Storytelling & Readings, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Wake up the energies of the land to support us in our conscious creation of healthy community and spend time communing in health and love with other humans.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Gardening, History, Environmental Awareness, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Culture, Food
at Indian Road Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
The second in a series of Isham Park Centennial events, this celebration calls special attention to the 1912 gift of land by Flora E. Isham which preserves the view west towards the Hudson River and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Environmental Awareness, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens
11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Join us for a carnival in the apple orchard! Take part in free carnival rides, midway games and prizes, hayrides, and children's entertainment.There will also be a magic show in the barn every…
Category: Earth Day & Arbor Day
at Gansevoort Overlook (in The High Line), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the end of High Line Spring Cutback and the beginning of spring with a day of community festivities at the High Line.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Gardening, Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food
at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Make the most of your visit and stop by the High Line Field Station to chat with High Line Greeters. These dedicated volunteers can answer your questions and provide information about the parkÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s unique design, history, horticulture, art, and more.
Category: Education, Volunteer