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, December 1, 2012
at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
The enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory showcases more than 140 scaled iconic buildings and structures under thousands of twinkling lights. Artistically crafted by Paul Busse's teamâ?¦
Category: Nature, Exhibits, Gardening, Kids
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Exhibits, History, Environmental Awareness, Culture
at B.28 Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Volunteer to help clean and restore parks most affected by Hurricane Sandy. Join us as we remove sand and debris from Rockaway Beach.
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
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 Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.Wilderness survival programs…
Category: Nature, Environmental Awareness, Waterfront
at Field of Dreams (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a vigorous hike through Staten Island's Greenbelt. This hike will take place over a long distance, with hills and rugged terrain. For all hiking programs we recommendâ?¦
Category: Nature, Fitness, Environmental Awareness
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Visit our current exhibit: Corinne May Botz's photography of haunted houses and recordings of ghost stories from around the United States!
Category: Education, Exhibits, History, Storytelling & Readings, Culture