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.
3rd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
World Science Festival
World Science Festival returns to BBP again this year for another night of stargazing on the waterfront! World Science Festival brings stargazing back to BBP this year along with UP – Umbrella Project, an amazing participatory performance piece by Pilobolus! Attendees can take a look through WSF’s high-tech telescopes for an up-close view of the moon, […]
25th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow
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. Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Veteran Nina Semczuk helps you cultivate strength, […]
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 […]
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 […]
20th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Rangers Choice: Calvert Vaux Park Discovery Hike
Put on your hiking shoes and bring your binoculars as we explore the rocky coast of Gravesend Bay. This beautifully restored parkland holds remnants of sunken barges that have been taken over by nature. Space is limited and registration is required. If necessary, a lottery will be run to select participants. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registration opens on Wednesday, May 10.
7th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Early Morning Bird Walk: Marvelous Migrants
Join Prospect Park Alliance to search for some of the dazzling birds that visit the Park before flying to northern breeding grounds. The tour is led by the Brooklyn Bird Club and leaves promptly at 8 am.
26th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Classic Movie SK8 Night
Bryant Park rolls out its own “red carpet” with photo ops and free giveaways the night of the Oscars. Plus listen to classic music from Hollywood movies as you skate. Admission to The Rink is free, please visit here for skate rental pricing.
23rd Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Compost Project Hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families
Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts? This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5 and up) to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms. Make heart-shaped compost cookies for your plants; be prepared to get your hands dirty! Purchase worm bin materials from us ($10 material fee), and we’ll help […]
16th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Parks Without Borders Fort Greene Park
Through the Parks Without Borders program, Fort Greene Park was chosen to receive a share of $40 million for the redesign of its entrances, edges, and underused spaces. At this meeting, NYC Parks will present new design ideas and other updates, and we need your feedback. Parks Without Borders is a new design approach to […]
1st Feb-20th Apr 2017
Event Registration Open for 2017 Canal Clean Sweep
The NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York need your help for the annual Canal Clean Sweep. Last year’s event was a great success, but we want to make this year’s Clean Sweep even bigger! Most of this year’s event will take place Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, Earth Day weekend. Besides being a great […]
29th Jan 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Winter Walk at Pelham Bay Park
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a guided walk through the coastal and forested areas of New York City’s largest park. This diverse 2,700-acre park has plentiful forest and wetland natural areas and is home to significant wildlife. Ecologically speaking, Pelham Bay Park is the southern tip of New England and has characteristics quite distinct […]
11th-13th Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
SWALE: A floating edible forest docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Swale, a floating food forest built on a 130-foot by 40-foot barge made from repurposed shipping containers by artist Mary Matting, will be docked for just a few short days (until November 13th) at Brooklyn Bridge Park‘s Pier 6. Mary Mattingly welcomes New Yorkers to come aboard and sample the various foods growing in her food forest […]
29th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Central Park Youth Basketball Clinics
Take your kids outside to enjoy the Park and to learn and enhance their athletic skills through small group instruction and competitive games in these high-energy clinics. Whether it’s learning how to dribble or becoming a better shooter, these interactive skill clinics help kids to improve their game and appreciation for Central Park. Open to […]
15th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Aki Matsuri: Japanese Fall Celebration of the Steinhardt Maple Collection
Enjoy a pleasant walk with family and friends, through the beautiful collection of maple trees at the New York Botanical Garden.
7th-8th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Central Park Moonlight Ride
A fun, relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park highlighting its beautiful ponds, waterways, vistas, and structures.