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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Thursday, September 26, 2013
at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board from inside at our Human Chess games, where chess becomes a embodied team sport. All levels welcome!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan
at GrowNYC Office, Manhattan
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Need help applying for a Grow to Learn Mini-Grant? Attend a grant-writing and garden design workshop! We will walk you through the application and garden design process and help…
at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Take a walk with High Line Gardeners, Maeve Turner and Kaspar Wittlinger, to learn about horticulture on the High Line and the surprising uses of everyday plants! This High Line…
Category: Nature, Tours
at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
Guest curator Joseph Disponzio-- noted author, scholar of garden history, and a preservation landscape architect with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation-- discusses…
Category: Art, History, Talks
Friday, September 27, 2013
at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art