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 41–50 out of 209 events
from August 28, 2016 to November 26, 2016
in Education (x) category
Thursday, September 8, 2016
at 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan
9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
All little ones (5 years old and under only) are welcome at Summer on the Hudson's introductory lessons in soccer and basketball.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
The Riverside Park Skate Clinic features three days of skateboarding instruction with Summer on the Hudson and instructor John Fudala.
Category: Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront
at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Participants will tend to the garden plants, learn about plant origins and care, and discuss how the installation addresses issues of immigration.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Friday, September 9, 2016
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 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, Seniors
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Saturday, September 10, 2016
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.
Category: Education, Markets, Food, Seniors
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Adults and children alike will take part in an immersive woodland adventure, exploring how people, plants, and wildlife thrive in an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids