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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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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Jan 1

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!

Jan 1

New Year's Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance on New Year’s Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House.
Category: Kids
Free!

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Jan 1

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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 Merchant's House Museum, 19th-century readings about New Year’s Day celebrations, and more.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Winter Holidays

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Jan 1

Wheelchair Basketball

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Compete in wheelchair basketball at McCarren, whether you're experienced or new at the sport. It's challenging, fast-paced and exciting. Recreation Center membership is required.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Friday, January 2, 2015

Jan 2

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist Tuesday, September 30 through Sunday, January 17, in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with…
Category: Art

Jan 2

2nd Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through paintings, photography, sculpture and various other mediums, fourteen established and emerging artists express their interpretation of winter, wonder and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan 2

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jan 2

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

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