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, July 13, 2013
at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan
1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
The Sherman Creek Compost Site keeps nutrient-rich compostable materials from ending up in land-fills and transforms them into finished compost that can be used to amend poor soils and help new plantings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
The Columbia Summer Winds is an outdoor wind ensemble that has performed fun, exciting, and free summer concerts in New York City public parks since 2002.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
at Imagination Playground (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Gather 'round Peter and Willy, the statue of two beloved Keats characters, for storytelling adventures brought to life by Tammy Hall and guest storytellers.
Category: Education, Kids
at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Visitors of all ages can come and help Lefferts staff take care of the potato farm plot, medicinal and herb gardens, and berry patches by pulling weeds and helping to water.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
Julieta Venegas / Carla Morrison / Alex Anwandter in association with LATIN Alternative Music Conference
at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
6:00 p.m.–7:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers celebrate the tradition of camping throughout the spring and summer, and we look forward to welcoming your family. Participants are chosen by lottery.…
Category: Nature, Kids