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 39 events
from October 1, 2020 to December 25, 2020
in Education (x) category

Friday, October 2, 2020

Oct 2

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Oct 3

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Oct 7

Hudson River Virtual Walks

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live with HRPK’s River Project to enjoy virtual programs and connect with the Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary. Discover HRPK’s dynamic shoreline with guided tours!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Oct 8

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 9, 2020

Oct 9

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Oct10

Historic New York: The High Bridge

at West 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Hike across the High Bridge with the Urban Park Rangers and learn how New York City's oldest standing bridge actually brought water to Manhattan.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Oct10

Fall Foliage Hike

at Buddy Monument (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Oct10

Outdoor Skills: Animal Tracking

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify animal tracks to understand animal behavior.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct10

Virtual Con Edison Family Days with Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Virtual/Online Workshop

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Morris-Jumel Mansion on the second Saturday of every month for ConEd sponsored Family Days on Zoom! Enjoy fun activities while learning about the oldest house in Manhattan!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Fall Foliage Tree Trail Hike

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests. Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

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