Calendar

Please note: Events are subject to change. Please always check with event organizers for updated information.

Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell. About the Artists Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S. Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
9:30 am
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery
Walton Park
11:00 am
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery
Walton Park
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
1:00 pm
We will be creating vintage-style bottles from your own clean bottles. This program is offered to adults. Multimedia Arts Program Schedule May: Vintage Bottles June: Trinket Boxes
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jun 23 @ 2:45 pm – 4:30 pm
2:45 pm
This month, we’re creating Q-Tip painted hand print trees! This program is offered to kids ages six to 12 years old. Seasonal Arts and Crafts Program Schedule May: Q-Tip Painted Hand Print Tree June: Colorful Rainbow Mobile
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
4:30 pm
Join Village Community Boathouse’s special new public rowing program on Van Cortlandt Park Lake in the Bronx! This is a great chance to explore a beautiful park, learn to use the sculling boat, and introduce others to the joy of rowing. Community rowing is free and open to all; no experience or reservations necessary. Check the Village Community Boathouse’s social media feeds on Facebook and Twitter for possible last-minute changes
South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! An Indian man who was adopted as a child by an Australian couple searches for his birth family. Know Before You Go: You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled
Ferry Point Park
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
8:00 am
Head to the park to join bird walks led by experts from the NYC Audubon! Bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park.
Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
8:00 am
Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org .
Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)
9:00 am
Join the Bronx River Alliance in a day of service and fun as we recruit volunteers to help us restore the Bronx River Forest with our Conservation Crew, followed by a free community paddle!
Burke Bridge (in Bronx Park)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Check out the Poe Visitor Center for an exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell. About the Artists Donna Miskend is an exhibition curator, is an illustrator, designer and writer. She frequently designs for the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre, and exhibits her artwork throughout the U.S. Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15
Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Learn how to communicate better with your pet. Each person must be accompanied by a dog.
Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays. All
Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)
11:00 am
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery
Hunts Point Recreation Center
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
11:00 am
Observe bee behavior in the gardens, then suit up in a hat and veil to peek inside a hive filled with 50,000 honeybees. Search for worker bees, drones, brood (baby bees) and maybe even catch a glimpse of the elusive queen. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads this fascinating foray into the world of the honeybee. Appropriate for curious adults and kids ages 14 and older accompanied by an adult.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Get your pollinator info here! See butterfly and insect displays, pick up self-guided tours, take home pollinator-friendly plant lists and adopt a bee-condo. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Wave Hill
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
Celebrate the summer solstice with a day of wellness at New Roots Community Garden. Featuring gentle flow yoga meditation (11:00 am – Bring your yoga mat), Egyptian bellydance, internal healing, tai chi, massage, nutrition, mindful drawing, cooking, natural soapmaking, activities for children, and more. ** If you will be joining us for Brunch please bring a dish/fruit or a beverage to share **
New Roots Community Garden
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Calling all swallowtails, fritillaries, skippers and hairstreaks! Everyone’s invited to the Butterfly Block Party in the Flower Garden. Mingle with guest naturalists and meet your local Lepidoptera. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Wave Hill
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
You can’t beat the taste of barbecued food cooked on a grill. Forget rushing to the garden centre to buy an expensive barbecue – set aside one day and you can have your own stylish brick barbecue. Learn the basics of keeping it safe and what is allowed in your community garden. Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.
Melrose New Generation Community Garden
1:00 pm
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of Brazil, where, thanks to the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella attends Rio de Janeiro’s biggest Carnival gala and dances the samba with Prince Paulo himself. After Cinderella is forced to flee the gala just before midnight, the prince sets out to find the mystery
Hunts Point Recreation Center
1:00 pm
Rocking the Boat invites you all to free community rowing experience. Through Community Rowing, you’ll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways. The free program takes place every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For three of those days, community members can also try their hand at sailing. Free Sailing The City’s only sailing program aims to make sailing a staple of
Hunts Point Riverside Park
2:00 pm
Please note: this event has been cancelled. The Human Odyssey is a monthly performance and media art showcase. Human Odyssey explores the human connection between the performer and audience that challenges ideas of self-identity within movement practices or any other forms of disciplinary practices. These practices develop evidence that within an embodiment state one can trace these movements from a personal or textural experience (place) to map out a form
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O’-Joy tea cup and tea bag. Materials needed : #4 bright color of your choice yarn for the tea cup and a color for your favorite tea (cherry, mint, lemon, etc) and string, size F crochet hook, tapestry needle,stitch marker, and poly-fill. (Adults)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow leads a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. The group show, Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness , explores how women have been treated and portrayed as outcasts in history, myth and biblical legend. In the Sunroom Project Space, Sonya Blesofsky’s sculptural installation is inspired by the history of Glyndor House, while Sindy Butz’s life-sized replicaof a fireplace in one of Wave Hill’s buildings includes enlarged
Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts. Themes May : Paper Bouquet for Mother’s Day June : Tie Card for Father’s Day This program is suitable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Flowers attract the attention of both human and animal visitors. Honeybees, bumblebees, and butterflies are easily spotted in the garden, but solitary bees, beetles and other native pollinators are often overlooked. Entomologist Lawrence Forcella and naturalists Gabriel Willow and Paul Keim lead these fascinating walks to observe our local pollinators at work. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Often overshadowed by their more flamboyant butterfly relatives, moths play an important role in the ecosystem as pollinators for night-blooming flowers, and as food for many larger creatures. Join Environmental Educator Pam Golben of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for a peek into the fascinating world of moths. This evening program includes a short, indoor presentation and a twilight foray into the gardens to look for moths. Ages 10 and
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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