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, July 20, 2016
at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
This class, presented by the Shinnyo Center for Meditation & Well-Being, translates fundamental Buddhist principles into experiences that can be accessible to anyone in contemporary society.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Tasks vary by day, and may include weeding, harvesting, planting, and composting activities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens
at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
at Wave Hill, Bronx
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Appearing for the second consecutive year on a Sunset Wednesday is Bronx-based, upright bass player and composer Hilliard Greene with his powerhouse quartet, The Jazz Expressions.
Category: Concerts, Nature
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