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.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Sunday, January 22, 2017
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Split Rock is a glacial boulder, divided in half with a large crevice between the two pieces, and is an important part of the history of Pelham Bay Park and the Bronx.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Celebrate winter with a hike through Conference House Park. Join artist Susan Stair and a park arborist as we highlight the trees she cast for her exhibit "Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic".
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Thursday, January 26, 2017
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Friday, January 27, 2017
at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Together we will remove trash and invasive species, and perform a multitude of tasks which will support the native ecology and the mountain biking association.
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