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, December 19, 2015
at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered how bridges can hold heavy trucks suspended over thin air? Join Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone of Storefront Science to explore the form and function of bridges.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Learn skills and methods to survive in the wild as the temperature plummets. Participants are chosen by lottery, enter the lottery on Wednesday, December 9. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
at Deck (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and set up for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose and experience different lighting effects. Melanie…
Category: Education, Art, Seniors
at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, including a bounce house, games, photos with Santa, crafts, movies, music, and more!
Category: Film, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan
at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours