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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Sunday, March 29, 2020


CANCELLED: It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at 9th Avenue and 67th Street (in Leif Ericson Park)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


CANCELLED: Women’s History Month Art Exhibition

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We're highlighting various talented women artists across different art styles. These women have inspired and created incredible works across many mediums. Discover their stories and let them spark your imagination!
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month


CANCELLED: Audubon Bird Walk

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife

Best For

CANCELLED: Cactus and Succulent Weekend

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Spend a day or a weekend with our experts in appreciation of this diverse group of plants, as you learn to cultivate, consume or just admire the remarkable succulents in Wave Hill’s collection.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Tours, Workshops


CANCELLED: Nature Photography Hike

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and join the Urban Park Rangers in Central Park, the perfect setting for outdoor photography.
Category: Education, Nature

Must See

CANCELLED: Outdoor Skills: Camp Cooking

at Van Cortlandt ParkBronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Become a campfire foodie! Learn the basics of camp etiquette, how to set up a campfire, and how to make a meal with a Dutch Oven. Registration required.
Category: Education, Nature


CANCELLED: Nature Exploration Hike

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this moderately-paced hike, discover the nature of Owl's Head Park. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots and packing water and a light snack.
Category: Nature, Hiking


CANCELLED: Start Your Summer Veggies

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Cultivate your green thumb at Queens Botanical Garden with resident plant expert Fred Gerber in an introductory workshop on how to start your summer vegetables indoors.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors, Workshops


CANCELLED: Exhibition – Sylvia: A 19th Century Life Unveiled

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
A leather trunk was discarded for garbage on a sidewalk in Lower Manhattan; it was found replete with the cherished keepsakes of a 19th-century New York City woman. This is the first time Sylvia’ DeWolf Ostrander's trunk and its treasured contents will be exhibited in public.
Category: History


CANCELLED: Nature Exploration Hike and Meditation

at 115th Street and Poppenhusen Avenue (in Hermon A. MacNeil Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This hike will take you through some quiet areas inside the park and allow the participant to disconnect from stress and clear their mind.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking

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