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 247 events
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from September 27, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Sep27

CANCELLED: Fall It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep27

Historic New York: Ridgewood Reservoir

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park is a 50+ acre natural oasis that straddles the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Join us to explore this incredible natural resource.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep27

It's My Park at Vidalia Park

at Vidalia Park Comfort Station (in Vidalia Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Teddy Bear Project to pick up litter and spread mulch at Vidalia Park. Space is limited, so please reach out to the project contact to…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep27

Nature Hike and Craft

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 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!

Must See
Event
Sep27

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep27

Nature Exploration: Brookfield Park

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Staten Island's Brookfield Park has gone from a toxic blight to a beautiful natural area with plenty of walking trails and paths for intrepid city travelers.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

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Event

Monday, September 28, 2020

Sep28

9/28 Monday Sweep at Forest Park

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Help keep the park litter-free! Each volunteer will receive their own gloves, garbage bags, and grabber.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep28

9/28 Monday Sweep at Lower Highland Park

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park)Queens

9:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Meet us at Lower Highland Park to help keep your park litter free! Each volunteer will receive their own gloves, garbage bags, and grabber.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Sep28

CityParks Seniors Fitness Yoga (Online - Fall 2020)

at Virtual/Online Only

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
We welcome New Yorkers 60+ to participate in free yoga in our digital classes led by our Senior Fitness instructors.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Sep28

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at Baisley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to clean up Baisley Pond Park. We look forward to keeping the park beautiful with your help!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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