NYC Parks Events Calendar
Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at El Coqui Community Garden, Bronx
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
The compost increases the porosity of the soil, raises the fertility, diminishes the strain on landfills and creates a living “blanket” over your plants.
Category: Education, Nature
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Friday, December 18, 2015
at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at IS 204. 36th Avenue and 28th Street. Long Island City.
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Green Girls is an innovative program that inspires early adolescents to excel as environmental scientists, media artists and stewards of New York City’s precious natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Saturday, December 19, 2015
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Walk among Wave Hill’s majestic conifers with their wonderful scents and textures. Then, using live pine boughs we provide, create a winter wonderland resembling a snow globe.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays