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, March 22, 2014
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators for a two hour hike through the central Greenbelt. This walk includes a brief visit to the LaTourette house. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Dress…
Category: Nature, Kids
at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Learn to identify and value the flora and fauna of Fort Tryon Park with Leslie Day, author of Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City and Field Guide to the…
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
at Rock Garden/The Little Green Garden, Bronx
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
March is a great month to finish winter pruning. Help to prune the small trees and shrubs at this community garden. Learn how to prune fruit trees to improve production and…
Category: Education, Nature
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
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. In celebration of the Conservancy's upcoming work to restore the Obelisk and the exhibit, Cleopatra's Needle, currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, special tours will take place on April 4, 5, and 6 which will highlight the monument commonly known as Cleopatra's Needle.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at Bryant Park, Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Did you know that before machines were invented, cloth had to be woven by hand? Create weavings out of both cloth and paper at King Manor! Families with children of all ages are…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids