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 46 events
from May 7, 2021 to September 10, 2022
in Workshops (x) category

Saturday, May 8, 2021

May 8

Second Saturdays Trailwork Party + Bike Share at Highbridge Bike Park

at BMX Jump Park (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your friends and family for a day of fun in the woods and learn what it takes to build, maintain, and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Outdoor Fitness, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Summer on the Hudson: Billion Oyster Project Presentation

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the Billion Oyster Project on the Baylander’s Jungle Deck. Learn about the project's latest effort to restore our harbor!
Category: Education, Waterfront, Wildlife, Workshops
Free!

Sunday, May 9, 2021

May 9

Nature Crafts with Angel - Making Cordage and Bottle Netting

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn what cordage is and how to make this rope wrapped from natural plant fibers. Then make your own netting weave around a water bottle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

May11

Saving Seeds in NYC: Local Seed Keeping Initiatives Panel

at Virtual/Online Workshop

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This virtual panel will highlight the various ongoing seed keeping initiatives in and around New York City that community gardeners can get involved with.
Category: Education, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May12

They Only Come Out at Night: Inviting Bats to your Garden

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Bats love eating mosquitoes, so we love bats! Join NYC Urban Park Ranger Dan Tainow for a workshop on how to create bat habitat in your garden.
Category: Education, Wildlife, Workshops
Free!

May12

Workshop for Volunteers: Working with NYC Parks, How to Build Relationships

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This webinar will help lay the groundwork for a mutually beneficial relationship with NYC Parks so you can best advocate for projects in your community.
Category: Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Thursday, May 13, 2021

May13

Open Orchard School: Heirloom Apples and Pears

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
In this webinar, artist and orchardist Sam Van Aken will share the often lost or forgotten stories of these rare fruits—stories that are woven into the story of NYC itself.
Category: Education, History, Food, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

May13

Boxing Boot Camp

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Get your blood pumping and learn some boxing basics! All abilities and experiences welcome.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Workshops
Free!

Thursday, May 20, 2021

May20

Planning a Zero Waste Garden Event Part 1 (Virtual)

at Virtual/Online Workshop

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
During this webinar, we will introduce the concept of zero waste and teach you what goes into planning and hosting a zero waste event in your garden.
Category: Education, Workshops
Free!

May20

Boxing Boot Camp

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Get your blood pumping and learn some boxing basics! All abilities and experiences welcome.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Workshops
Free!

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