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.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Analyze an instructional game with Women's FIDE Master Laura Ross for new tactical insights, then pit your newly acquired skills against other players of your level tournament-style.…
Category: Education, Games, Kids
at Wave Hill, Bronx
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. Short and long form classes are led by Irving Yee, an active member of the…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
A celebration of French culture at Bryant Park
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…
Category: Education, Volunteer
at Watson Building, Room 302 (in Bronx Park), Bronx
The diverse habitats of the Botanical Garden offer visitors a chance to see dozens of species of birds throughout the year. Bring your binoculars and walk the Garden grounds with an expert.
Category: Birding, Nature, Gardening
at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Join Van Cortlandt House Museum's Director Laura Carpenter Myers as she presents the basics of baking without an oven - from corn bread to small yeast-raise loaves - and pies.Participants must…
Category: Education, Festivals, History, Kids, Historic House Trust Festival, Talks, Fall Festivals
at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
This 1719 farmhouse will be serving traditional Dutch treats.The menu includes:Hot and Cold CiderZandkoekjes (Sand Cookies)Friese Dumkes (Frisian Thumbs)Boterkoek (Butter Biscuits)
Category: Education, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Culture, Fall Festivals