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.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens
at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Due to recent weather forecasts of heavy rain and high winds, the Central Park Conservancy's Family Discovery Day scheduled to take place tomorrow, May 13 has been cancelled. The event will not be rescheduled.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Wildlife
at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
at Beach 87th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
This is an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife