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 237 events
from September 24, 2017 to December 15, 2018
in Education (x) category
Sunday, September 24, 2017
at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Through an Urban Park Ranger-led hike, you will learn about the impacts and signs of deer on Staten Island, and maybe even see these majestic animals!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
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 Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Explore the area surround the Gerritsen Mill, one of the first water-powered mills in North America and discover its value both past and present.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Monday, September 25, 2017
at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors