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.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
at Pier 40, Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and create beautiful nature creations by using materials provided by mother nature. Registration is required for this program. Register on October 11.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Artist-in-residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown botanicals to extract natural dyes! Observe her as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours