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, June 24, 2017
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
Sunday, June 25, 2017
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
at Wave Hill, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Page Avenue Beach, Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Free public kayaking off the shore at a new location in Tottenville, Staten Island. Boats and life jackets will be provided for a short paddle at Page Avenue Beach.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
What's in the Park's water? Join Prospect Park Alliance to learn about water chemistry and identify the creatures that live in and around the Park’s waterways.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront