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, November 9, 2013
at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
12:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Find your poetic voice through a series of exercises to help stimulate your senses.
at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
In celebration of Van Cortlandt Park's first ice skating weekend of the season, the park will offer free 15-minute skating lessons at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sat. & Sun.
at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
NYC Parks has partnered with the Public Theater to bring performances of William Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing to recreation centers around the city.
at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Visit an area of Central Park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: History, Tours
at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
As the trees turn and the fall migration enters its final stage, assorted sparrows, warblers, juncos, and hawks stop at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum to grab seeds to fuel their flight.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
at Washington Square Park, Manhattan
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Deutsches Haus at NYU German tradition tells of a Roman Soldier, Martin of Tours, who cut his cloak in half for a beggar during a cold winters storm. In honoring his noble act, we…
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Join Hattie Carthan Garden for a home grown family-style feast, live folk performances, farm-film screenings, and more.