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.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Friday, July 22, 2016
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
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 Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens
6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Join artist Giada Crispiels as she leads an art workshop at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, in Marine Park, with her new book, Wildlife of New York, a Five-Borough Coloring…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
Saturday, July 23, 2016
at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island
12:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
This free festival features live music, Victorian dress up, face painting, a historic car, food, and more!
Category: Concerts, Nature, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Food, Waterfront