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 June 20, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Jun20

Volunteer Gardening at the Overlook

at The Overlook Parking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Volunteers will help to weed, water and transplant. An NYC Parks gardener will lead the activities and be on hand to introduce you to the garden plants and weeds.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun20

Sunday Stewardship Day - Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Park horticulture staff at a volunteer event to improve the ecology of Fort Tryon Park! Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun20

Urban Farm Volunteer Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with our team to manage our one-acre Urban Farm! Advance registration required.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jun20

Celebrate Juneteenth at Central Park

at Abraham and Joseph Spector Playground (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Stop by this special pop-up event to meet with Central Park Conservancy staff who will be on hand to orient visitors to our self-guided exhibit “Discover Seneca Village."
Category: History, Tours, Juneteenth
Free!

Jun20

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Nature Discovery: Freshwater Invertebrates

at 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Ponds are home to many aquatic invertebrates, plants and other species. Get hands-on, using dip nets to comb the pond and learn all about these species.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun20

Father's Day Hike

at Chapin Woods (in Reed's Basket Willow Swamp Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this moderately-paced, lengthy hike through Chapin Woods.
Category: Nature, Father's Day, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun20

Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the passenger ship General Slocum and its mishaps, which greatly impacted water travel safety. Registration opens on Wednesday, June 9th
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jun20

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we recommend bringing binoculars.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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Event
Jun20

Father's Day Hike and Craft

at Crotona Park E & Charlotte Street (in Crotona Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and be inspired to go on a hike and build a dad-themed nature craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Father's Day, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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