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, September 21, 2013
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art
at Basketball Court at Lacombe and Rosedale Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Soundview Park and the Bronx River Alliance as they work to improve the health of the Long Island Sound and remove waterfront debris. Free and for all ages!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Bethesda Fountain (in Central Park), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Join us for the 13th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open, an exciting day of all-ages outdoor chess competition. Grandmasters will play with challengers throughout the day and there will…
Category: Games, Kids
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist patrons attending our "Get Hooked" fishing program. This will be on the southwest corner of Randall's Island Park, south of the 103rd…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Volunteer, Fishing
at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens
9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. Free, All are…