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, December 10, 2016
at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Join Washington Square Park gardener Kaslin Daniels for a winter tree identification walk, where you’ll learn to look for clues to a tree’s species by its bark, twigs, and growth habit.
Category: Education, Nature
at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Do you enjoy digging in the dirt? Are you proud of your green thumb? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please join us as we finish preparing the park for the winter.
at Comfort Station (in Paerdegat Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Brooklyn Community Board 17 to for a general cleanup which includes raking and planting of daffodil bulbs at Paerdegat Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan
2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks' wildlife.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Best for Kids