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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 November 21, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, November 22, 2013

Nov22

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Nov22

Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13. Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building…
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov22

Brooklyn Movie Night: Escape to Witch Mountain

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Watch the classic film Escape to Witch Mountain as part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, happening in recreation centers in Brooklyn through November and December.
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Nov23

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Nov23

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov23

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Nov23

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov23

Pelham Bay Park: Rodman's Neck Tree Planting

at Rodman's Neck West (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to help plant trees at a MillionTrees NYC planting site. Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov23

Health and Race Walking

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Get fit as you enjoy beautiful Park landscapes. Co-presented with the NY Walkers Club.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov23

Tai Chi Chuan at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness

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