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.
Friday, September 27, 2013
at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
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 Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn
9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
The Dumbo Arts Festival is a three day celebration of art, music and performance. It brings over 500 artists from a variety of fields, with 100 studios, 50 galleries, and 100…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Theater, Fall Festivals
at East 108th Street and Avenue M (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve), Brooklyn
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Fresh Creek Nature Preserve to plant grasses native to the area. This work will help to protect and restore the area.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
The benifits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexable, and have fun! This beginner-level class is also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a…