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 259 events
from July 27, 2017 to January 20, 2018
in Education (x) category
Friday, July 28, 2017
at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan
7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Athletes train with experienced coaches from a variety of competitive collegiate rowing programs. Along with rigorous training, participants compete in select regattas throughout the summer season.
Category: Education, Sports, Waterfront
Saturday, July 29, 2017
at Claremont Neighborhood Center, Bronx
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays for our Bike Riding Program, featuring bike riding classes, fun activities for families, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Tours, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
at Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx
at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx
1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Learn the botanical and cultural importance of henna. Participants will tour the herb garden, learn to prepare henna paste, and try their hand at this unique art form.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids
at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
A special lamp will be set up to attract moths and other insects that live in the garden to reveal our biodiversity. There will be a short talk on moths and their life cycles.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
at Upper Alley Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park), Queens
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Join famed naturalist Mike Feller as he uses an ultraviolet light, moth “sugar”, and other tricks of the trade to attract and reveal the nighttime forest wildlife. Ages 10+
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife