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New York City's parks are a natural classroom. Enjoy this opportunity to learn through free and hands-on lectures on nature, history, gardening, and much more.

Education Events

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Mar26

Spring Compost Kickoff

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in )Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn how to convert your yard waste and kitchen scraps into a rich, organic fertilizer in this hands-on workshop.
Free!

Mar26

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark: Create Your Own Graphic Novel

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We will cover composition, image, and text relationships as well as lighting. All supplies will be provided. No experience necessary.
Free!

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Mar27

Studio Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Instructor Amy, an artist herself, will teach about an artist and then let the youth create their own form of art. Children may paint, draw, sculpt and there is a new form each week.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar27

Art Inspired By... Jennifer Baird

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists using various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.
Free!

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mar28

Soil Safety Basics: A Lead in Soils Workshop

at Park Church Co-opBrooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This workshop will detail simple and easy steps you, your family, and your neighbors can take to safely enjoy the outdoors. We will offer free soil testing through our partner.
Free!

Friday, March 29, 2019

Mar29

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

Mar29

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Mar29

Art Inspired By... Faith Ringgold

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists using various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.
Free!

Mar29

Here Are My Roots: Bayo Fayemi Group

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In addition to original jazz music, the night will incorporate music of A Tribe Called Quest, proving that the richness of Black American music crosses boundaries and genres.

Must See
Event

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Mar30

35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference

at Graduate Center of the City University of New YorkManhattan

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We're kicking off the community gardening season in New York City with a day of workshops on garden-related topics including vegetable growing techniques and garden design.

Mar30

Sunset Park - Street Tree care

at Fifth Avenue and 51st Street

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.
Free!

Mar30

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Best For
Kids
Mar30

Stretch, Breath, Meditation

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Learn the basics of Meditation through this program. The class will focus on stretching and breathing and show you how to do these same exercises at home to start your day.
Free!

Mar30

She's On Point! A Celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports - Softball & Football

at Brownsville Recreation CenterBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
She’s on Point celebrates the achievements of female athletes and introducing young girls and boys to sports.
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar30

She's On Point! A Celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy fun sports clinics, games, prizes and giveaways, guest speakers, and more!
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar30

Animal Tracks

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will teach you the basics of wildlife tracking. By the end, you will be skilled in recognizing differences between a raccoon's and common housecat's tracks.
Free!

Mar30

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar30

To Die Free

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This weekend-long event will showcase the important contributions of African American soldiers during the American Civil War.

Mar30

Survival Series: Cordage and Rope Making

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Mar30

Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar30

Pelham Bay Park: Wetland Clean-up

at Rodman's Neck Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help clean up Pelham Bay by removing debris from the coastline.
Free!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Mar31

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Mar31

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Mar31

To Die Free

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This weekend-long event will showcase the important contributions of African American soldiers during the American Civil War.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr 1

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Apr 2

Photography Workshop Series Begins: Photography with a Purpose

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the varieties of motivators for taking pictures, through slide lectures, class discussions, outdoor photography in the woods and gardens of Wave Hil, and critiques of student work.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Apr 3

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Apr 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr 3

Studio Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Instructor Amy, an artist herself, will teach about an artist and then let the youth create their own form of art. Children may paint, draw, sculpt and there is a new form each week.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Apr 4

Mixed-Media Workshop Series Begins: Subtle and Exquisite Nature

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Each week, with the guidance of artist Wennie Huang, spring continues to pop and participants experience, observe and render exquisite moments using layers of dry and wet media.

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr 4

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Apr 5

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

Apr 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Apr 6

Forest Park - Tree Planting

at Bandshell Parking Lot (in Forest Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please note: This program is full and does not allow registration at this time.
Free!

Apr 6

Marine Park - Forest Restoration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas in Marine Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Apr 6

Conference House Park - Forest Restoration

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help create a healthier ecosystem.
Free!

Apr 6

Coney Island Volunteer Beach Grass Planting

at West 8 Street and Boardwalk (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The roots of beach grasses help keeps sand in place and help us protect our beaches. Join NYC Parks in planting beach grass to help to trap windblown sand.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 6

Include the Food: Introduction to Community Composting

at Hill Street GardenStaten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to organize a community food scrap drop-off program, successfully compost food waste, and rebuild soils in your community.
Free!

Apr 6

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr 6

The Herbal Kitchen Workshop

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Herbs create many fragrances and flavors that we use in food, cosmetics, perfumes, and medicines. Capture and preserve herbs to use in your kitchen. Recommended for adults and children ages 10+.

Apr 6

First Weekend: The Herbal Garden (Saturday)

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs!

Must See
Event
Apr 6

Spring Bokashi Composting Workshop

at El Sol Brillante Community GardenManhattan, Children's GardenManhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This workshop will focus on vermicomposting (worm composting) with bokashi. We will also make bokashi with wheat bran.
Free!

Apr 6

Hands on History: Weave a Potholder or Placemat

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Try your hand at hand weaving and make a potholder (ages 6+) or a paper placemat (ages 3-5) to take home.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Historic New York: Revolutionary and Colonial Cooking

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the traditions of colonial cooking and the people who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Free!

Apr 6

Nature Talk: The Incredible Journey of the American Eel

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Hear how scientists, students, and community volunteers are gathering information about local eel populations by catching, counting and releasing thousands of tiny “glass eels” as they swim up the Hudson River estuary each spring.

Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Apr 6

American Eden Book Talk with Victoria Johnson

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join author Victoria Johnson for a discussion of her new book, American Eden, covering the untold story of David Hosack, whose dream to build the nation’s first botanical garden inspired the young republic.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Apr 7

Cunningham Park - Tree Planting

at Union Turnpike & Francis Lewis Blvd

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Cunningham Park!
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Bird Walk with NYC Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
In this special series with NYC Audubon, spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Apr 7

Circuits and Currents: Its Electric

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
What makes a light bulb turn on, how does electricity work? Not only are you going to learn the answers to these magnetic questions, but we are also going to help you build your very own electrifying circuit!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Survival Series: Backpacking Preparation

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you pack life-saving items when you go hiking? The Urban Park Rangers will show you the essentials to pack as they lead you through this natural preserve.
Free!

Apr 7

Wake Up the Garden

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whether you are a new gardener or an experienced one, we can help you learn new things and grow your garden.
Free!

Apr 7

Understanding Urban Wildlife

at Chapin Parkway and Gothic Drive (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers to learn about our interesting neighbors, such as birds, squirrels, raccoons, opossums, snakes, and many more.
Free!

Monday, April 8, 2019

Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Apr10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr10

Studio Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Instructor Amy, an artist herself, will teach about an artist and then let the youth create their own form of art. Children may paint, draw, sculpt and there is a new form each week.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Apr11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr11

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Apr12

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

Apr12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Watercolor Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
At this workshop, learn watercolor techniques in partnership with the Art Students League.
Free!

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Apr13

Pelham Bay Park - Tree Planting

at Southeast End of Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in Pelham Bay Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr13

Alley Pond Park - Invasive Species Challenge

at Alley Pond Adventure Course (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We need your help to pull up as much garlic mustard! This invasive herb emits chemical compounds that prevent native seeds from sprouting and can cause serious harm to local habitats.
Free!

Apr13

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr13

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. This program focuses on fire-making skills, and is recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Apr13

Safe Soil Gardening Practices: Limiting Our Legacy of Lead

at La Finca del SurBronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come hear the story of this notorious element, and develop your toolkit for staying informed, proactive, and limiting the exposure of lead, and other soil contaminants.
Free!

Apr13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr13

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Apr13

Community Art Project with Mobile Print Power

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Mobile Print Power for a series of drop-in workshops to create and print artwork inspired by QBG. We will explore how people use the Garden and how plants are used in different cultures.

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Little Red Lighthouse Lantern Tour

at Fort Washington ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us as we explore this unique landmark at night. Space is limited and participants are chosen via lottery. Registration opens on April 3.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Apr14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Apr14

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at 242nd Street and Van Cortlandt Park East (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers on a walk through Van Cortlandt Park to learn about the Old Croton Aqueduct, NYC's first water supply system.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr14

Survival Series: Build your Own Fire Starting Kit

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, April 15, 2019

Apr15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

Apr15

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Apr17

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Apr17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr17

Studio Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Instructor Amy, an artist herself, will teach about an artist and then let the youth create their own form of art. Children may paint, draw, sculpt and there is a new form each week.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Apr18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Apr19

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

Apr19

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Queens

at 149th Avenue and Springfield Lane (in Idlewild Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Bronx

at Bus Depot Rd. Adjacent to Orchard Beach parking lot (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Bronx

at Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Spring Citywide Stewardship Day: Brooklyn

at Ocean Hill PlaygroundBrooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr20

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr20

Harlem Grown's Earth Day Celebration

at Harlem Grown 134th Street FarmManhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be pizza making with a solar-powered oven, recycled container planting, natural tie-dyeing, and more!
Free!

Apr20

Composting 101

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Decomposition is a natural process that helps create healthy new soils. Discover how to speed up this process and reduce household waste by learning the basics of home composting.
Free!

Apr20

Mother Earth Powwow

at Sunset ParkBrooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for this fun-filled powwow featuring indigenous music, dance, and art and crafts from North America, South America, Hawaii, and the Caribbean.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Apr20

The Explorer's Club: Celestial Navigation

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Using the stars for navigation is an ancient human practice. Learn how to use the night sky as a map by identifying key stars and constellations.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Apr21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Apr21

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Wilderness Skills: The Basics

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, April 22, 2019

Apr22

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Kids Week: Insect Exploration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Apr23

Adventures in Time Spring Break Mini Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Go back in time for a history adventure at Adventures in Time Spring Break Mini Camp at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Professional Learning for Educators: Project Learning Tree Early Childhood

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participate in Project Learning Tree's Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood! It integrates nature-based exploration, art, literature, math, music and movement, and outdoor play into early childhood education settings.

Apr23

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Kids Week: Sea Shore Exploration

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with fun learning activities
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Kids Week: Fort Greene History and Colonial Games

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Step back in time and play some colonial games. The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

Kids Week: Insect Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Apr24

Adventures in Time Spring Break Mini Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Go back in time for a history adventure at Adventures in Time Spring Break Mini Camp at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr24

Kids Week: Orienteering for Kids

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Kids Week: Wilderness Survival

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program (recommended ages 8 and up) you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Kids Week: Birds of Prey

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Spring is a spectacular season for observing birds of prey in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Kids Week: All About Owls

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Whooo knows what we will find as we look through owl pellets and learn more about the adaptions of owls!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr24

Studio Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Instructor Amy, an artist herself, will teach about an artist and then let the youth create their own form of art. Children may paint, draw, sculpt and there is a new form each week.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Apr25

Adventures in Time Spring Break Mini Camp

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Go back in time for a history adventure at Adventures in Time Spring Break Mini Camp at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Kids Week: Coastal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore the shore while looking for wildlife living along the bay.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Kids Week: Bug Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we search high and low for amazing insects to discover their important connection to us, and the importance of parks to provide habitats for them.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Kids Week: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is a beginner's guide to archery, and archery equipment is provided. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr25

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Apr26

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

Apr26

Van Cortlandt Park - City Nature Challenge

at Riding Stables Parking Lot (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a two-hour hike around Van Cortlandt Park to view and make iNaturalist observations of the wonderfully diverse spring ephemerals in the western side of the park.
Free!

Apr26

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

Apr26

Kids Week: Insect Exploration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Kids Week: All About Owls

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mysterious and nocturnal, owls hold a special place in our hearts and our minds. Learn more about this special family of birds and the different types of owls.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Apr27

Sakura Matsuri 2019: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events including live music and Japanese-inspired food.

Must See
Event
Apr27

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Reconnect with the earth – and your neighbors – at the Wyckoff House, where we will be learning how to care for plants and trees in honor of Earth Day. Arrive early to receive a tree!
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Apr27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark: Create Your Own Graphic Novel

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
We will cover composition, image, and text relationships as well as lighting. All supplies will be provided. No experience necessary.
Free!

Apr27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Apr27

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.

Apr27

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Geological Abstract Painting

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join artist Patrick Perry to create abstract paintings based on geological formations found in Fort Tryon Park!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Apr28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Apr28

Sakura Matsuri 2019: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events including live music and Japanese-inspired food.

Must See
Event
Apr28

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Apr29

Central Park Birding Basics: The Ramble

at Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 migrating bird species each year. Join us for peak migration season in the Ramble and learn the basics of bird identification with Conservancy guides.
Free!

Apr29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Apr30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Apr30

Workshop for Volunteers: Growing Your Group & Cultivating Leaders

at The ArsenalManhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to this workshop to discover creative and strategic ways to seek out new members and help them develop as group leaders.
Free!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May 1

Soil Safety Basics: Lead in Soils Workshop

at Park Church Co-opBrooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
In this introductory workshop, participants will learn about lead contamination in exposed soils. We will offer free soil testing to find out the levels of lead in your soil!
Free!

Thursday, May 2, 2019

May 2

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May 2

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 3, 2019

May 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May 3

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

May 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

May 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May 4

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC H2O for a cleanup at Conference House Park! Naturalists will lead a hands-on seining net adventure following the clean-up.
Free!

May 4

Learn to Ride

at Springfield ParkQueens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler. Exact location: Springfield Park Basketball Courts…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May 4

Foodway Tour: Edible Blossoms

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how the yellow flowers of St. Johns Wort help to reduce anxiety and how the beautiful purple flowers of Echinacea can help a sore throat.
Free!

May 4

Hands on History: Make a Scented Sachet

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come learn about popular 18th- and 19th-century scents and make your own scented sachet to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May 4

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

May 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May 5

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, May 6, 2019

May 6

Central Park Birding Basics: The Ramble

at Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 migrating bird species each year. Join us for peak migration season in the Ramble and learn the basics of bird identification with Conservancy guides.
Free!

May 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May 6

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

May 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

May 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May 8

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event

Thursday, May 9, 2019

May 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May 9

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

May 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: Art Workshop Series

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we partner with the Art Students League for this series of art workshops where you will learn the foundations of the use of watercolor paint.
Free!

Friday, May 10, 2019

May10

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May10

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

May10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Mandala Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This workshop, we will paint and draw mandalas on heavy paper with improvisational music to help inspire us and unite the participants together into a creative flow state.
Free!

Saturday, May 11, 2019

May11

Soil Safety Basics:Lead in Soils Workshop

at Greenpoint Reformed ChurchBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
In this introductory workshop, participants will learn about lead contamination in exposed soils. We will offer free soil testing to find out the levels of lead in your soil!
Free!

May11

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May11

Perennial Plant Care with Plants to Take Home

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Topics will include plant division, cut back, soil replenishment, weed control, and other basic care.
Free!

May11

River Park Planting Day

at 180th Street and Boston Road (in Bronx Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At this greening event, participants will learn about pollinator habitat, how to transplant into the ground, and how to add native perennials to River Park.
Free!

May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May11

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

May11

Queens Historical Society Art History Contest: Awards Reception

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Challenge your 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th-grade students to pick their favorite historic building or site in Queens and create a beautiful art masterpiece. Deadline: April 12, 2019.

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 12, 2019

May12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May12

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Monday, May 13, 2019

May13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

May13

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

May14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

May15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May15

South Asian Medicinal Plants

at Drew GardensBronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join gardeners at Drew Gardens to discuss medicinal plants that grow in this region; such as, turmeric, ginger, black seed/nigella, bay leaf, moringa, bitter melon, and stinging nettle, as well as mushrooms.
Free!

Thursday, May 16, 2019

May16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May16

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 17, 2019

May17

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

May18

Soil Safety Basics: Lead in Soils Workshop

at McCarren Park Demonstration Garden (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
In this introductory workshop, participants will learn about lead contamination in exposed soils. We will offer free soil testing to find out the levels of lead in your soil!
Free!

May18

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help us prepare our farm for summer by planting beans, pigeon peas, and dasheen, and wander our grounds where you can learn about native plants or practice drawing “en plein air.”
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Learn to Ride

at Grover Cleveland Park (in Grover Cleveland Playground)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring a bike and a helmet for this free, fun event for children ages five or older! Show your kids how to ride a two-wheeler. Exact location: Horace Harding Park , Asphalt Field- 62…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Monday, May 20, 2019

May20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

May22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

May23

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Free!

May23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May23

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May23

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 24, 2019

May24

Toddler Art

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.
Free!

May24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

May25

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
May25

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May25

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

Central Park Discovery Walks: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a kid-friendly hike through the North Woods to learn about the plants, trees, and wildlife of this woodland retreat.
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May28

Basic Chicken Care: Part 1

at 100 Quincy Community GardenBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn the nuts and bolts of keeping chickens in the city! This workshop will be the first in a three-part series.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

May29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

May29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May29

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 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.

May30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

May30

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Friday, May 31, 2019

May31

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 1

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Jun 1

Hands on History: Plant Your Own Terrarium

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Find out more about 19th-century agriculture in the United States and experiment a little with your own miniature garden to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun 1

Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Jun 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 2

Central Park Discovery Walks: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park's Conservatory Garden. Discover the difference between the various flowers and landscapes.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

Jun 3

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Jun 3

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun 4

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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.
Free!

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Art Workshop Series

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we partner with the Art Students League for this series of art workshops where you will learn the foundations of the use of watercolor paint. All supplies will be provided.
Free!

Friday, June 7, 2019

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun 7

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun 8

Soil Safety Basics: Lead in Soils Workshop

at 61 Franklin Street GardenBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
In this introductory workshop, participants will learn about lead contamination in exposed soils. We will offer free soil testing to find out the levels of lead in your soil!
Free!

Jun 8

Foodway Tour: Designing Resilient Gardens

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore native plant choices and site designs to create climate-adaptive native gardens in this hands-on botanical workshop at the Foodway.
Free!

Jun 8

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Jun 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun 8

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jun 9

Central Park Discovery Walks: Harlem Meer

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Go back in time and explore the changing Harlem Meer landscape. Learn about its history and discover the plants and animals that live in its waters.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 9

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Jun10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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.

Jun10

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun11

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jun12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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.
Free!

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jun14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun14

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.

Jun14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ceramic Pottery Workshop

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn the art of Nerikomi and make your own clay cup. Nerikomi, also known as Agateware, is the Japanese term for ceramics created with a combination of contrasting clays.
Free!

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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.

Jun15

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the solstice and the opening of our Organic Farmers’ Market at Wyckoff’s June Family Day!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun15

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Must See
Event
Jun15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 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.

Jun15

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of this serene 36-acre woodland, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights of this tour include the Lake, Bow Bridge, Ramble Arch, Oak Bridge, the Gill, and Azalea Pond.
Free!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Jun19

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Monday, July 1, 2019

Jul 1

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Hands on History: Etch Your Own 'Scrimshaw' Art

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See objects that tell stories about the people who made and used them. Then try your hand at “scrimshaw,” a popular etching artform among sailors.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jul14

Hidden History of Queens with Richard Panchyk

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating "firsts," cool characters, and ramshackle ruins of our favorite borough. A book signing will follow this free program.
Free!

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Jul20

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Monday, August 5, 2019

Aug 5

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Aug 9

Civil War Weekend at Historic Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as living history organization, The Liberty Rifles, presents a two-day long immersive program highlighting the service of native Staten Islanders during the American Civil War!

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Aug10

Civil War Weekend at Historic Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as living history organization, The Liberty Rifles, presents a two-day long immersive program highlighting the service of native Staten Islanders during the American Civil War!

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Aug11

Civil War Weekend at Historic Richmond Town

at Historic Richmond TownStaten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as living history organization, The Liberty Rifles, presents a two-day long immersive program highlighting the service of native Staten Islanders during the American Civil War!

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Aug17

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Monday, September 2, 2019

Sep 2

First Monday Life Drawing at the Old Stone House

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring your tools and join us in drawing a professional life model every first Monday of the month.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sep21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oct 5

Hands on History: Design Your Own 19th Century Jewelry

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Happy 250th Birthday, Mary Alsop King! In honor of the lady of King Manor, come learn about 19th-century jewelry and styles Mary wore in her portrait. Then make your own 19th-century inspired jewelry.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Oct19

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Nov 2

Hands on History: Paint Your Own Miniature Portrait

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting around the world—from the United States to France to India—and then make your own to take home!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Nov16

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dec 7

Hands on History: Make Your Own Scented Pomander!

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own pomander at King Manor, then visit the rest of the museum and enjoy our holiday decor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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