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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.

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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 April 29, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, December 27, 2013

Dec27

The Wild Garden Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

Dec27

Bryant Park Holiday Market

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland. From…
Category: Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec27

Holiday Open House

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy tours of the decorated farmhouse, craft activity for children and mulled cider.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Tours
Free!

Dec27

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to the Audubon Center for free introductory pilates classes. Shaping Up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec27

Blooming Naturalist

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you a blooming naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec27

Seasonal Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons (fall, winter and holidays)
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec27

Nature on the Go!

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A guided tour will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can be active and learn about nature that is all around us!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec27

Brooklyn Movie Night: Elf

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Watch this family-friendly, holiday classic for free at St. John's Recreation Center.
Category: Film, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Dec28

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!

Dec28

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!

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