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 April 19, 2015 to April 25, 2026
Sunday, April 19, 2015
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
at Columbus Park, Manhattan , Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! This spring, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) of the New York Junior League invites you to join them…
at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around Central Park's 59th St. Pond and learn together through hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Half hawk watch, half kite festival, and all fun! A windy spring weekend is the perfect time to head to the top of Freshkills Park’s North Park and look for migrant hawks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Compete against athletes in the Bronx and elsewhere. Last Team Standing pits teams against each other in a battle for a free Recreation Center membership gift card. Each…
at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Events in Union Square include an exhibit on sharing economy, information on local businesses, a green travel exhibition, kids' activities and entertainment, live music & entertainment.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration featuring fishing lessons, performances, a parade, and raptor meet and greet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Fishing