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 491–500 out of 1,022 events
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from March 21, 2018 to December 28, 2019
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Thursday, May 10, 2018
at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
at Hansborough Recreation Center, Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Join us for live jazz with former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band. Braith has played with such greats as John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Seniors
at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Friday, May 11, 2018
at Daniel M. O'Connell, Queens
12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Miller for an evening of roller skating, music, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, and more! Roller skates will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids
at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours