25th Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
UnCommon Pages Bookmaking Workshop
Learn about the Freshkills Park transformation, see examples of native and invasive plants, and create your very own passport-sized field notebook using paper that’s made from plants at the park! This workshop is part of an ongoing art project called UnCommon Pages, where artist Susan Mills has made paper sheets from an invasive plant found […]
21st Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Nature's Workshop: Jewelry Making
Join the Rangers and learn how to make jewelry using materials from nature. Basic materials are provided.
16th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Family Christmas Bird Count
Blooming Naturalists of all ages can join a tradition more than 100 years in the making. Join Prospect Park Alliance in this nationwide bird census that helps conservation researchers track the long-term health of bird populations.
9th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath
Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks’ wildlife. Join rehabilitator, Bobby Horvath, to meet some of the wildlife and learn about the work of Wildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation. Please note: Space […]
21st-22nd Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Come Out & Play 2017
Come Out & Play returns to New York City in 2017 for a 12th year of extraordinary outdoor games. We’ll take over DUMBO on July 21 with an evening of street games and play. Then we’ll move the fun to Governors Island on July 22 for a day of new sports and family-friendly games. Charge up your phone, lace up your running shoes and get ready for another two days of wild new games and playful experiences.
14th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Strand Summer of Color at Times Sqare
Each Friday afternoon in July, join us to show off your creative streak with coloring sheets designed by local NYC and Brooklyn artists and designers. This event is free, and all materials are provided!
10th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun! Play Dates take place on the second Saturday of each month from May through August at West Harlem Piers. Schedule May 13 – Dave Jay / making kids laugh June 10 – Magic at Coney!!! / magical variety show July 8 – Charlini / a magic pirate […]
8th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Happy Hour Fishing
Tired of the old noisy after work happy hour? Head down to the Ecology Center to finish off the week with views of the East River as the sun sets and the light turns “magic.” We’re partnering with Outdoorfest again this year to bring you a summer fishing happy hour on the East River. Bait […]
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bridge Golf Foundation Water Fair
In partnership with The Eagle Academy, Columbia Water Center, and the physics department at The City College of New York, The Bridge Golf Foundation is holding its first annual Water Fair on June 3 at MIST Harlem, to raise awareness of the many environmental and socio-economic issues surrounding the use of this most precious resource. […]
27th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Learn to Ride
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. New riders ages five and older can learn to balance, ride, and enjoy life on two wheels! First-come, first-trained; there may be a wait. Reservations are required […]
25th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live
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. Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on Riverside Park’s comfy turf lawn. Great for kids ages 5 […]
23rd May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Meet the Fishes
Meet the Fishes marks the opening of The River Project's Wetlab season. Visitors can visit the flow-through river water aquarium and be introduced to the many species of marine animals that live in NY Harbor, such as seahorses, blackfish, and blue crabs, while enjoying food and drink from local businesses. There is a raffle of cool prizes and lots of fun for kids, including a touch tank where they can play with shrimps and other critters.
21st May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Lower EastStory: A Scavenger Hunt
The Lower East Side Ecology Center, Media education non-profit MIRA, and the East River Park Coalition are joining forces once again to explore the history, art and culture of the Lower East Side and East River Park through an exciting story-based Scavenger Hunt on May 21. The event is open to all people age 12 […]
13th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bike Tour of Rockaway
Join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance for a bike tour of the Rockaways. Help us celebrate spring by going outside and exploring New York City together by bike. We will meet at the RISE Center and explore some of the local neighborhoods of Rockaway. Along the way, we will meet local neighbors and explore this unique coastal […]
21st Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Studio@theCenter: Animal Architecture
Young people grades 3-5, explore architecture through design projects, field trips and building activities during these 3-day programs at the Center for Architecture, held during winter and spring school vacations. Programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Animal Architecture (Grades 3-5) Have you ever been curious about where animals live? Students will explore how […]
11th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Lowline Science and Sustainability Fair
Join us at the Lowline Lab for our first ever Science and Sustainability Fair! This all ages, interactive fair will include workshops on topics from biomimicry to entomology to sustainability.
28th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
E-Waste Mobile Craft Session
Make a one-of-a-kind e-waste mobile sculpture. By participating in this session, you will have a wide variety of materials at your disposal such as CDs, 45s, take up reels, cords, and other disassembled e-waste. By reusing these materials through creativity, you will simultaneously divert e-waste from the landfill. Space is limited, so please sign-up only […]
13th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Winter Jam, NYC's Ultimate Snow Day
Presented by NYC Parks, Lake Placid, I Love NY, and I Ski NY, Winter Jam NYC is the ultimate snow day: a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! Our partners at Gore Mountain will blow lots of fresh snow in the heart of Manhattan, so there will be plenty for all to enjoy!