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 51–60 out of 449 events
from September 28, 2016 to June 30, 2017
in Nature (x) category
Thursday, October 6, 2016
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Using the grounds and gardens of Wave Hill as an outdoor portrait studio, students practice the fundamentals of lighting while using photography in formal and informal ways.
Category: Nature, Art
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan
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
Friday, October 7, 2016
at National Audubon Headquarters, Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
For the Birds! is an elementary education program that teaches environmental awareness and appreciation of nature through the study of birds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
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
Saturday, October 8, 2016
at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids