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, 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
at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island
at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn skills and methods to survive in the wild as the temperature plummets. Participants are chosen by lottery, enter the lottery on Wednesday, December 9. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids