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.
Friday, December 22, 2017
at St. Mary's Park, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
The Painted Rock Project is a collaboration between St. Mary's Recreation Center, Senior Marlins and Bronx Works. Starting in the beginning of October, painted rocks will be…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Seniors
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Saturday, December 23, 2017
at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to have good.clean.fun and borrow reuseable gloves to pick up trash while you are exercising at McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Franklin Avenue at Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
This easy to moderate hike will make its way through the North shore "Greenbelt" parks of Jones Woods, Goodhue Park, Allison Pond Park, and Snug Harbor.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you t the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours