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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Sunday, January 12, 2014
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Indulge yourself in the natural healing practices of herbalism. Join the Greenbelt educators for a presentation of an herbalist's approach to colds. Sample healthy recipes, teas,…
Category: Education, Nature
at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Monday, January 13, 2014
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
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. The route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours