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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 443 events
from May 26, 2019 to December 25, 2019
in Tours (x) category

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

Summer Open Village

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit skilled artisans as they practice their trade, tour the restored interiors of period homes, take part in civic life, and browse working shops and functioning open hearth kitchens.
Category: History, Tours

May26

Prospect Park Walking Tours

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come out and enjoy Prospect Park while learning about its incredible history!
Category: Art, History, Tours

May26

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Urban Farm Exploration Days

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, rice paddies, and fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens, too! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a journey back in time to see how the neighborhood surrounding the Merchant's House evolved from a refined residential enclave into a busy commercial center.
Category: History, Tours

May26

Threads: Flax to Linen, Field to Fabric

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"Threads" examines the history of linen production from field to fabric. Visitors can examine the collection of antique tools of the trade: flax break, hackle, carder and spinning wheel.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors

May26

Enslaved Africans at Van Cortlandt Plantation

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Hear about the African presence on this land. The tour ends with a jazz concert by the Bronx Arts Ensemble.
Category: Concerts, Art, History, Tours
Free!

May26

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

May26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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

Monday, May 27, 2019

May27

Bryant Park: Spring Birding Tour

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of Midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and a Chuck-will’s-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

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