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 121–130 out of 474 events
from April 27, 2017 to November 12, 2017
in Nature (x) category
Friday, May 12, 2017
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Explore the small woodland's surprising diversity of flora and fauna and learn about the songbirds that stop here during spring migration.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Saturday, May 13, 2017
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team to do forest restoration in Jones Woods Park! We will be pulling invasive plants like Japanese knotweed and garlic mustard in the upland forests at Jones Woods.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance annual Flotilla event where we will lead participants down a five-mile stretch of the Bronx River.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals, Games, Sports, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
at McCarren Park Greenmarket, Brooklyn
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Neighbors Allied for Good Growth is hosting three, free workshops in partnership with Brooklyn College Soils Institute to get all your soil contamination questions answered.