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.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
We want to use your food scraps to make compost and grow veggies at the Van Cortlandt Park Garden and Compost Site. This site will be operated by the NYC Compost Project hosted by The…
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Looking for an in-park adventure on these upcoming school holidays? Take part in hands-on exploration and identification of some of Central Park’s majestic trees and marvel…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn , Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Thursday, November 12, 2015
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
Friday, November 13, 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 Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–2:45 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.
Category: Education, Nature, 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, November 14, 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