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 21–30 out of 931 events
from October 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018
Sunday, October 22, 2017
at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and create beautiful nature creations by using materials provided by mother nature. Registration is required for this program. Register on October 11.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan
at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan
at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Artist-in-residence Jess Brey experiments with QBG-grown botanicals to extract natural dyes! Observe her as she pushes plants to their limit by applying resist and mordant techniques.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Learn about this year's FLOW art pieces, discuss some of Randall's Island's history, and talk about photographic composition and story-telling.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
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