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, April 29, 2017
at Pleasant Village Community Garden
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Giveaways
at Wave Hill, Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island
at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn
at Wave Hill, Bronx
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains the origin of this evocative spice while a chef from Great Performances inspires with some freshly prepared recipes.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food, Talks
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 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
Sunday, April 30, 2017
at The Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.