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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Saturday, November 5, 2016
at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Learn about the art of miniature painting and create tiny keepsake watercolor portraits inspired by miniatures in the King Manor Collection, and take a free tour.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn
1:00 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 much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory. Discover what plants and animals call this secluded Park woodland their…
at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Featuring cultural ephemera, images, clips, and artifacts from films and photo shoots, this exhibition illustrates the role the mansion has played as a cultural muse.
at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces five to 10 meteors per hour!