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 91–100 out of 610 events
that are free (x)
from December 11, 2016 to December 30, 2017
Saturday, December 17, 2016
at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Hear traditional nature mystery folktales from throughout the world. Then, using story prompts, imagine a tale, and and build clay sculptures to use during your own storytelling.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
at Hudson Park Fountains (in Hudson Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Come get a free visit with Santa, including a 4” x 6” photo print, and a carriage ride around the adjacent park block. This year we will end the event by lighting up a holiday tree!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens
4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Indie Lens Pop Up and PBS present a screening of Meet the Patels. Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried. After…
Category: Art, Festivals, Film, Seniors
at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness