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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 395 events
from May 9, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, May 9, 2021

May 9

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
May 9

Nature Reflection and Awareness Walk

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a socially-distant self-guided walk that will remind you to stop smell the flowers. Bring a journal, binoculars, and an open mind.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 9

Water’s Edge Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) maintains a variety of planted and themed gardens and landscaped areas throughout the park, all created using native species and sustainable practices.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 9

Citizen Science: Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and the Greenbelt Nature Center for an evening dedicated to the “living fossil” that has existed for over 445 million years.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, May 10, 2021

May10

NYC Parks Virtual Adaptive Fitness Series: Sit Fitness

at Virtual/Online Workshop

8:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join NYC Parks on Monday mornings for a virtual adaptive fitness class! Classes will be 30 minutes long and all exercises can be done without equipment.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Fitness, Seniors, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

May10

Seniors Virtual Creative Arts Classes

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to upcycle ordinary items from home and create beautiful, decorative works of art for yourself or a loved one!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

May11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Painting Workshop

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Artist Sonomi Kobayashi will teach you how to draw and paint using nature as your inspiration. Learn about light, color, and design while making art en plein air (outside).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

May11

Saving Seeds in NYC: Local Seed Keeping Initiatives Panel

at Virtual/Online Workshop

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This virtual panel will highlight the various ongoing seed keeping initiatives in and around New York City that community gardeners can get involved with.
Category: Education, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

May11

Yoga on the Lawn at Alice Austen House with Be Yoga SI

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Join an all-levels, gentle flow yoga class on the lawn at Alice Austen House Museum.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

May11

Yoga in the Park

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our free evening outdoor yoga classes. Bring your own mat and water.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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