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, May 6, 2017
at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Your garden will be the envy of the block with hard-to-find annuals and hardy perennials, including herbaceous peonies, various iris species, and cultivars on sale.
Category: Accessible, Nature
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Kiwanis Queens Boulevard Club to help with a general cleanup, paint benches, and a possible planting at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Ever seen a sheep get its haircut? Join us on the farm for this annual spring celebration with sheep shearing demonstrations throughout the afternoon!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers, and the Fort Tryon Park Trust at Urban Wildlife Festival to get up close and personal with owls, hawks, porcupines, tortoises, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
The festival welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting, and more, inspired by Japanese culture.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Dogs, Seniors, Cherry Blossom Festivals