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 1–10 out of 359 events
from June 27, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category
Monday, June 27, 2016
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:00 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, Tours
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Get the inside scoop Central Park's newest secret garden on this staff-led tour by Lisa Kozlowski, Central Park Conservancy’s Senior Zone Gardener in the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. June 28 only!
Category: Nature, Tours
at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
at Betsy Head Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
at Wave Hill, Bronx
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Sit awhile in the spreading shade of one of our beautiful trees as we send down roots, stretch up our trunks, sway in the wind and hear all about how trees change through the seasons.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids