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 12 events
from February 19, 2018 to April 6, 2018
in Black History Month (x) category
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn how plants played a very important role in his early life and later achievements. Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Black History Month, School Break
Friday, February 23, 2018
at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn
Saturday, February 24, 2018
at Cedar Playground, Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born in The Bronx. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of the popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
African-American cowhands comprised 25% of the workforce in the 19th century cattle industry, but many of us know little about their lives and work. Explore this facet of American history with readings and community dialogue.
Category: Black History Month, Talks
at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan
3:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Join us to celebrate Harlem’s most famous dance genre with The Lindy Hop and The Big Apple Circle Dance.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens
4:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in an evening of poems, an inventor's museum showcase, and performances led by the Sorrentino youth members and the Trinity Divine Ministry fom St. John's…
Category: Dance, History, Best for Kids, Black History Month