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 11–20 out of 191 events
from February 23, 2017 to June 28, 2017
in Nature (x) category
Saturday, February 25, 2017
at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids
at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Did you know that this park is called home by the great-horned owl? Eastern screech owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Sunday, February 26, 2017
at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month
at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island
Monday, February 27, 2017
at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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, History, Tours