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 41–50 out of 360 events
from June 28, 2016 to November 27, 2016
in Nature (x) category
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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.
Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature tales. These stories—classics and more—come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs, and puppetry.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
An experienced Wave Hill guide will be your concierge for this drop-in tour. Explore what makes the gardens so unique, and learn how to maximize your Wave Hill experience this summer.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
at Wave Hill, Bronx
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Selections tonight include a classical suite, “Sunrise, Sunset” from Fiddler on the Roof and tunes by Celine Deon, Coldplay, The Police, and The Verve (“Bittersweet Symphony”).
Category: Concerts, Nature
Thursday, July 7, 2016
at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
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 St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
This summer, join us in the park for free jazz concerts, featuring talented young musicians from the world-renowned New School for Jazz.
Category: Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors