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.
Sunday, November 3, 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 Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, come out to Fort Tryon Park to plants all kinds of bulbs throughout the subway terrace.
at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust, problem-solving and team-building right in your own backyard. For the mnth…
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Take the kids on a walk through one of New York City’s richest bird habitats — the North Woods. Learn how to spot and identify our feathered neighbors in their natural surroundings...
Category: Birding, Nature
at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Learn about the funny things insects do for protection, then invent an insect mask of your own. Make a spider shaker, then we’ll march our wears in a fall parade at 12:30PM,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
at Soundview Park Field House (in Soundview Park), Bronx
10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of Soundview Park and then enjoy fun activities. They will be planting bulbs, weeding, raking leaves, picking up litter from the park and art and music…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day