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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 18,232 events
from February 12, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, March 23, 2013


Scavenger Hunt

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Games, Kids

Best For

Sleigh Bells in Springtime: Frogs Calling

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for this unique celebration of the first day of spring.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For

Chess Clinic

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn new tactical insights from Chess Master Shirley Ben-Dak, then pit your newly acquired skills against other players of your, level tournament-style. Ages 6+.
Category: Education, Games


Gowanus Canal Conservancy Clean & Green Event

at Salt Lot, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy for a day of environmental clean-up!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer

Must See

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art


Volunteer at Fort Tryon Park

at Broadway and Bennett Avenue (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer at Fort Tryon Park to help to repair a 15,000 square foot lawn.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Community Environmental Center EcoHouse

at Park entrance at 218th Street & Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Community Environmental Center EcoHouse is a mobile, free, environmental education exhibit designed for both youngsters and their parents.
Category: Art, Kids

Best For

Castle and its Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour of Belvedere Castle and the surrounding area.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Historical Fashion Tea Party

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Don't be late for an important date and miss our Tea Party!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Kids, Tours, Food, Talks

Best For

Civil War New York: Historic Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront

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