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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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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Mar 8

Adaptive Sports Fest

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy adaptive activities, including wheelchair basketball, wheelchair power soccer and handcycling! Open to people of all abilities.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 8

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

Tavern Concerts

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Sit back and listen to some of the best folk and acoustic songwriters and musicians in the country.
Category: Concerts

Mar 8

The Night Sky

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

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe…
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Mar 9

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar 9

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Mar 9

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Mar 9

Pretty Princess Tea Party

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a proper sit down tea party filled with princess fun. We will be serving tea, dainty sandwiches, fancy desserts and more.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Mar 9

Learn Orienteering

at Bayswater Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.
Learn how to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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Event

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