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.
Friday, August 28, 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: Nature, History, Tours
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 Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
7:00 p.m.–7:00 a.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Saturday, August 29, 2015
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
This retrospective exhibition offers a glimpse of man and nature's impact on the development of the waterfront in Conference House Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
at Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden (in ), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
On Saturday, August 29th, Harlem's community gardeners will invite the public to share in the 10th anniversary tour of Harlem's miraculous, community-centered, grassroots-…
Category: Nature, Tours
at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Take this opportunity to learn about the rich culture and diversity of plants that is seen on the city streets we walk through every day!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. To register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, August 19th
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront