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, February 24, 2018
at Dairy Visitor Center & 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 Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village Ice-Rink (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island , H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
We’ll look at planting ideas for different types and degrees of shade then do a plan for shaded areas of the nearby Lentol Community Garden, mostly with native plants.
Category: Education, Nature
at Cedar Playground, Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born in The Bronx. Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of the popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month
at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants, and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
We'll explore who we are through our past and present by engaging in the creation of oral narratives, which will be recorded, memoir essays, fictional memoirs, photography, and collage.
Category: Accessible, Talks
at E164th St and River Avenue Entrance (in Mullaly Park), Bronx
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
African-American cowhands comprised 25% of the workforce in the 19th century cattle industry, but many of us know little about their lives and work. Explore this facet of American history with readings and community dialogue.
Category: Black History Month, Talks