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.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
SANCTUARIES is a series of wall-scale intricately-layered reinventions of natural Colombian landscape, hand-constructed on digital canvases, printed, and arrayed into immersive murals.
Category: Nature, Art
Monday, August 8, 2016
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Help care for our vegetable beds at Friends’ Compost and Garden Site.
at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors