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 November 13, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026
Sunday, January 12, 2014
at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off limits to the general public. On our hikes, you may explore nature,…
Category: Nature, Tours
at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Join us in the Education Building at the Queens Botanical Garden where we’ll be making children’s crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find…
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:15 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. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Indulge yourself in the natural healing practices of herbalism. Join the Greenbelt educators for a presentation of an herbalist's approach to colds. Sample healthy recipes, teas,…
Category: Education, Nature
at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Monday, January 13, 2014
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