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.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
Thursday, September 1, 2016
at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
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
Friday, September 2, 2016
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 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: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan
7:00 p.m.–7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Space is limited and participants are selected through lottery. Pre-registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping