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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.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, January 1, 2016

Jan 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jan 1

HIstoric New York: The Children's District in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. This walking tour will highlight iconic locations within Central Park's Children's District.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Jan 1

Senior Olympics Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Pickleball

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Olympics for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Jan 1

Come Calling on New Year's Day

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for tours of the house, 19th century readings about New Year’s Day celebrations, and punch and confectionery.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Winter Holidays

Jan 1

Seasonal Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

Kids Art Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Learn drawing and painting techniques using multiple mediums.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

Green Girls After School Program

at IS 204. 36th Avenue and 28th Street. Long Island City.

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Green Girls is an innovative program that inspires early adolescents to excel as environmental scientists, media artists and stewards of New York City’s precious natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Jan 2

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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