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, October 12, 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 Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Photographs from NYC Parks' archives will be on exhibit at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
at New York City Information Center, Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Our fall tour will feature all things wellness: get outside, eat well, and exercise! First, participants will visit the Garden of Happiness, where chickens roam among a plethora of…