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.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
A hands-on workshop for teachers, parents, and care-givers of elementary school children. Learn how to safely build an array of toys that can be made from twigs the kids have gathered.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
at Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
Thursday, August 17, 2017
at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Storytime at The Battery will give children their first introduction to urban farming with activities like planting seeds, touching the soil, crafting, or tasting new and delicious herbs and vegetables.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan
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