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 17, 2013
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island
at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
In commemoration of the 237th anniversary of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Fort Washington, members of the Brigade of the American Revolution will set up camp on Fort Tryon Park's Cafe Lawn. Visitors will travel back in time and see demonstrations of how the Continental Army functioned during America's War for Independence.
Category: History, Kids
at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
at Schmul Park, Staten Island
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Hike behind the scenes with park staff into natural sections of the park, typically restricted from public access, to see the beauty of the hills and creeks in Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens
Our Urban Park Ranger Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural would through artistic expression, while learning about nature and the environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Waterfront
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Join the Greenbelt Nature Center staff as we welcome back Atka and the New York Wolf Conservation staff for a presentation of “Wolfology”. Meet…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids