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 1–10 out of 163 events
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from October 31, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Oct31

Jones Woods Park Tree Planting

at Butler Terrace and Brighton Aveune (in Jones Woods Park)Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest of Jones Woods Park! Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced pollution, and lower energy costs.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct31

Halloween at OSH

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We're partnering with the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID for their Halloween Scavenger Hunt! Will you find all of the Fairy Houses hiding in our gardens?
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Nature Hike and Craft

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Rangers for a light hike, collecting natural materials along the way to create your own crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Inwood Hill Park Super Hike

at Inwood Hill ParkManhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature and discover our city's urban forests. This lengthy hike highlights the terrain of Manhattan's Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Oct31

It's My Park at Franz Sigel Park

at Franz Sigel ParkBronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of 4 Parks Alliance to pick up some litter at Franz Sigel Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct31

Nature Hike and Craft

at Pelham Bay Park Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Rangers for a light hike, collecting natural materials along the way to create your own crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Kids Fall Spooktacular

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a haunted tour, pumpkin patch, costume contest, and a live DJ in celebration of Halloween!
Category: History, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

Nature Exploration: Blue Heron Park

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, and discover our city’s urban forests.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Oct31

Astronomy

at Parachute Jump (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Nov 1

Ecology Park Forest Restoration

at Ecology ParkBrooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect the forested areas in Ecology Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help restore the forest and create a healthier ecosystem.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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