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 90 events
from January 17, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Jan17

MLK Day of Service: Canarsie Park Forest Restoration

at Seaview Avenue and East 108th Street (in Fresh Creek Nature Preserve)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please note: registration has ended for this event.
Category: Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan17

Nature Craft: Impressions in Clay

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make an all-natural homage to the different textures you can find on a walk in the woods.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan17

Winter Hibernation Hike

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bear the cold with the Urban Park Rangers as you learn about the wildlife that hibernate during the winter, and learn ways to spot possible dens and burrows.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Jan17

Outdoor Skills: Animal Tracking

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan17

Nature Exploration: Central Park

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jan17

Nature Exploration: Riverdale Park

at Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jan17

Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse into New York's past.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan17

Creating a Symbol of Hope for the Future: Sheila Prevost

at Virtual/Online Workshop

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This art workshop is designed to allow you to share a symbol of peace, love, light, hope, and ideas for harmony. Participants will share their completed art with Sheila who will create a video installation of all the artwork to be presented during Black History Month.
Category: Art, Black History Month, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Jan17

How Plants Survive in Winter

at Virtual/Online Workshop

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join author and naturalist, Leslie Day, as she leads a Zoom workshop on how the plants of Fort Tryon Park survive the colder months.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, January 18, 2021

Jan18

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship Association to beautify Sunset Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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