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 71–80 out of 209 events
from August 28, 2016 to November 26, 2016
in Education (x) category
Thursday, September 15, 2016
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 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 School of Cooperative Technical Education, Manhattan
5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore the strategies for engaging young people in the garden, as well as gardening skills and best practices.
Friday, September 16, 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
at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Saturday, September 17, 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