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.
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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026
Saturday, August 1, 2015
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
at Idlewild Park, Queens
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. Participants are chosen by lottery, register at nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 22
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Come discover Randall’s Island Urban Farm – all are welcome! You can discover a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, meet the chickens, and learn about the rice paddies.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
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 Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Join this fun, kid-friendly event featuring Cowboy Sing-a-Long with Hopalong Andrew.
Category: Best for Kids
at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Saturday Sculpture Workshops are organized for kids ages 5- 13 and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Kids ages 2-4 can explore the natural areas of the Greenbelt through arts and crafts, wading pool fishing, and sprinkler fun.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids