NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

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.

Viewing 11,011–11,020 out of 13,667 events
from November 10, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Jan15

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan15

Finding Your Way

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn basic land navigation skills, how to use a compass, and Native American navigational skills while walking through Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan15

Birding: Winter Birds

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City parks boast a wide variety of bird species throughout the year, and the Urban Park Rangers host the guided tours you need to locate and identify them.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jan15

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Jan15

Pre-Concert Tea

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This traditional tea service includes the four classic elements of savory, scones, sweets, and tea.
Category: Concerts, Food

Jan15

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan15

Indoor Composting Workshop

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the methods and benefits of indoor composting with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan15

A Park for the People: Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the history behind New York City's most iconic urban space: Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

Jan15

Concert: I Go on Singing: Paul Robeson's Life in Song

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The concert combines song (including “Old Man River”), narratives, news clips, and excerpts from an interview with Robeson’s friend, the legendary folksinger/songwriter Pete Seeger.
Category: Concerts

Must See
Event
Jan15

The Night Sky

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Pages:< Prev110991100110111021103110411051367Next >

Related Information

  • Get information on upcoming events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Email Newsletters.
  • Know about an event that’s not on the calendar? Send us a tip!
  • Planning an event and considering hosting it in a park? Make sure to read our Planning an Event page.

Search Events

Time of Day
Categories
Type

Was this information helpful?