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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from November 26, 2015 to April 25, 2026
Saturday, December 19, 2015
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn skills and methods to survive in the wild as the temperature plummets. Participants are chosen by lottery, enter the lottery on Wednesday, December 9. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Category: Nature, Kids
at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered how bridges can hold heavy trucks suspended over thin air? Join Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone of Storefront Science to explore the form and function of bridges.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and set up for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose and experience different lighting effects. Melanie…
Category: Education, Art, Seniors