NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

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.

Viewing 31–40 out of 478 events
from March 24, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

Jamaica Bay Park Tree Planting

at Point Breeze Place and Baywater Court (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Jamaica Bay Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Forest Crew Hands-on Orientation

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Forest Crew works on reforestation and restoration projects in the forest of Highbridge Park all Spring, Summer and Fall...
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 1

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Nature’s April Fools’

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
See some examples of camouflage, mimicry, and other adaptations in nature, then take a short walk along the Nature Center Trail in search of serendipitous surprises.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Apr 1

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr 1

NYCH2O Tour of the Ridgewood Reservior

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a history, engineering and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks led by guides from NYCH2O
Category: Accessible, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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
Free!

Pages:< Prev123456748Next >

Related Information

  • Get information on upcoming events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Email Newsletters.
  • Know about an event that’s not on the calendar? Send us a tip!
  • Planning an event and considering hosting it in a park? Make sure to read our Planning an Event page.

Search Events

Time of Day
Categories
Type

Was this information helpful?