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 51–60 out of 859 events
from December 3, 2016 to December 30, 2017
Sunday, December 4, 2016
at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Come tour Fort Tryon's Heather Garden and the former Billings Estate entrance area and learn about Fort Tryon's many conifers and evergreens with Leslie Day.
Category: Nature, Tours
at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens
at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
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
at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
For its second annual concert at Wave Hill, Swingtime Big Band, the authentic 20-piece swing band led by Steven Shaiman, offers a joyous collection of swing-era classics.
at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
We will work with lavender for healing the central nervous system and rose for healing the grieving soul. Together, we will craft herbal healing salts to relieve our own heaviness.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Food, Seniors
at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn
4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Take a picture with Santa Claus, listen to holiday music performed by the Susan McKinney choir, enjoy free hot cocoa and cookies, and watch the tree light up.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Monday, December 5, 2016
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center will open its doors to the public, offering an opportunity to participate in sports, fitness, creative arts, and computer technology.