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 32 events
from April 15, 2021 to August 13, 2021
in Education (x) category

Friday, April 16, 2021

Apr16

Ecology Park Cleanup

at Ecology Park

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be removing debris from within and around park edges.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Apr17

Blooming Tree Identification

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For this program, we will explore beautiful Flushing Meadows Park while learning how to identify trees by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr17

Discovery Hike: Hidden Habitats

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Be an explorer with the Urban Park Rangers as we venture into habitats that exist in New York City Parks! Explore the life that moves all around you in places you never thought to look.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Farmhouse Family Day: Spring Sprouts and Sketches

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
As the weather warms, we’re resuming socially-distanced outdoor Family Days at the Wyckoff House Museum! Plant seeds on the farm, explore the grounds, play games, or learn still…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr17

Camping 101

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Thnking about camping this summer? Join the Urban Park Rangers to learn everything you need to know to be confident spending your first night in the woods.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr17

Historic New York: Lower East Side Parks Highlights

at Seal Shower Garden and Fire Boat House (in John V. Lindsay East River Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we discuss the highlights of past, present and future of parks in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Apr17

Historic Trees of Conference House Park Walking Tour

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join an NYC Parks arborist, naturalist, and historian for a guided tour of the historic trees of Conference House Park. The tour will highlight some of the great trees associated with this historic house and park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Apr18

Earth Day at Ecology Park

at Ecology ParkBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day with the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the 15 different NYC plant communities in this scenic and educational park along Jamaica Bay. Registration is required.
Category: Education, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Apr20

Growing a Wild Classroom: Designing Habitats for Outdoor Learning

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to create a habitat garden that cultivates curiosity and offers an array of rich educational experiences.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Apr20

Step Up, Harden Off, Plant Out

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
It's time to get tender seedlings ready for the outside world, and we'll teach you how!
Category: Education, Workshops
Free!

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