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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

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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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Feb 8

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Reduce stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath, mind, body, and spirit.
Category: Fitness

Feb 8

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

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Kids
Feb 8

Winter Birds of Prey

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 8

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center, and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

Feb 8

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 8

Nature's Workshop: Weather Exploration and Monitoring

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Winter is the best time to learn about weather, weather anomalies, and our changing climate through some fun weather experiments and outdoor exploration.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Birding: Owls

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 8

Trusty Trees Family Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a walk through the gardens and woodlands of Wave Hill to discover the diversity of trees.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Winter Workspace Workshop: Living Drawings

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Examine the bodies of living organisms and learn how to recreate their movements through hand-drawn animation.
Category: Nature, Art

Feb 8

Sweet and Spicy Truffles Cooking Demonstration

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A chef from Great Performances demonstrates the process of truffle-making using surprisingly spicy ingredients such as cinnamon, chili, and ginger.
Category: Valentine's Day, Food
Free!

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