31st Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Marine Park Forest Restoration
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect natural areas in Marine Park! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect the forests and grasslands and create a healthier ecosystem. They will also be installing cedar stakes on young juniper and pine trees to help them grow straight. […]
30th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Volunteer with one of New York City’s oldest community composting programs! The Lower East Side Ecology Center in partnership with the NYC Compost Project diverts over 450 tons of food scraps from landfills annually. Food scraps are collected locally and then processed into compost at the East River Park Compost Yard. The finished compost is […]
24th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Annual Day after Thanksgiving Hike
Join the Greenbelt educators for our fourteenth annual day after Thanksgiving hike in the Greenbelt’s serene woods. This hike will include a brief visit to the LaTourette house. We will be out for approximately 2.5 hours, and the pace is moderate. We usually have a large group for this event so it’s fun! Suitable […]
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Hort Tour: Trees
Learn more about the Park in our Hort Tours. From the lush gardens, to the towering tree canopy, each tour will have a specific focus, making each experience fun and full of surprises. This November 14, please join us for our Hort Tour: Trees, exploring one of the most enigmatic features of Madison Square Park: the arboretum. […]
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South
Join TRASH HERO New York, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy and NYC Parks, to clean up the Hudson River shoreline in Riverside Park South. Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park’s shoreline. Closed-toed shoes are required. All materials provided. We look forward to cleaning up the waterfront with […]
11th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Putting Your Garden to Bed
Use traditional techniques to keep soil protected from the elements, experiment with mulch, and sow cold weather crops for next spring. Registration requested.
4th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pumpkin Smash 2017
Don’t let your pumpkin haunt a landfill! Bring pumpkins, jack-o-lanterns, and gourds for a smashing good time. You smash them and the NYC Compost Project will turn them into compost for City parks and green spaces. Join us for refreshments, raffles and more! Event will occur rain or shine.
1st Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: #TotallyPublicKaraoke
Amaze the crowd when you rock the mic at #TotallyPublicKaraoke nights. Bring your friends, your voice, and your courage. All ages! This event repeats on the 1st Friday of every month between 6/2/2017 and 9/1/2017.
3rd Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
West Side Evening Stroll
Join us after work for an evening stroll along part of Central Park’s West side. Central Park Conservancy guides lead you on a casual walk from the southwest corner of Central Park to Tavern on the Green. Learn about the Maine Monument, west side arches, Heckscher Ballfields, Sheep Meadow, and Tavern on the Green on […]
20th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Artworks by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly are now on view at NYBG in his first major garden exhibition in New York in more than ten years. CHIHULY, presented by Bank of America, showcases more than 20 installations and includes drawings and early works that reveal the evolution and development of Chihuly’s artistic process during his celebrated […]
14th Jul 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bryant Park Presents Contemporary Dance
Welcome the weekend in style at this series of free Friday-evening shows in Bryant Park. Two shows are devoted to ballet, curated by Donna Salgado: June 16 (David Fernandez’s Some Dance Company, Gabrielle Lamb’s Pigeonwing Dance, Da’ Von Doane & Artists of the Shift, Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance and Bennyroyce Dance) and June 30 (the Ashley […]
23rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Feral Love
Join us for a special screening of Feral Love (Hancock Productions), a local tale of a musician, a feral cat colony, true love, and Riverside Park. A special guest quartet performance of live music greets you at 7:30 p.m. and a bonus short about the Riverside Clay Tennis Association cat kicks off the special evening. Bring a […]
23rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
In its eighth season of summer Shakespeare, Smith Street Stage sets up camp at Carroll Park with Shakespeare’s history play, in which a malicious hunchback clambers to power on the corpses of his family and friends. Jonathan Hopkins directs a gender- and race-neutral production. Performances will take place every day the weekend of June 23rd, […]
21st Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Make Music New York
American Music for Piano Duet highlights American four-hand music played by young students and professional adult headliners. Performances will take place at Pier I in Riverside Park South (West 70th Street).
17th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Revival
Dances For A Variable Population, legendary dancers, and neighborhood adults perform seminal dance techniques of the 20th century alongside the dancers who created them. Performance will take place at the General Grant National Memorial in Riverside Park.
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 […]
6th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Pilates in the Park
Join Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a multi-level class that tones and balances your muscles, aligns your body, and strengthens your core! Bring your own mat. This event repeats every week on Tuesday between 6/6/2017 and 8/29/2017 at The Plaza at 66th Street in Riverside Park South.