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.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Located along the shoreline of the East River, the waterfront garden offers year-round beauty, from spring-blooming daffodils to winter-blooming witch hazel.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
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