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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.

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from February 14, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, March 24, 2013


Freshkills Park March Birding Tour

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us as we search for the birds of Freshkills Park along the site's wetlands, creeks and meadows!
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

Must See

Historic New York Walking Tour: Women's History

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Ice-age glaciers, Native Americans, Dutch traders, British Redcoats, and the Underground Railroad have all left their mark on New York City. Their stories can be found in the…
Category: History, Tours


Gowanus Canal Conservancy Compost Window Build

at Salt Lot, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning about the science behind composting, join the Gowanus Canal Conservancy for a day of environmental clean-up!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront


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


A Road Once Traveled

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
A tour of the Harlem Meer.
Category: History, Tours


Exploring the Water Cycle

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.

Category: Education, Nature


NYC Compost Project in Queens: Spring Lawn Care

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring is a critical time for lawn care. Join QBG's Patty Kleinberg, lawn care expert, for this important introduction to natural lawn care. Learn how to maintain a…
Category: Nature


Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours


Jamaica Bay Origami

at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of origami while creating the animals found in and around Jamaica Bay.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For

Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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