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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 3, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Nov 7

Animal Encounter

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

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Nov 7

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!

Nov 7

Talking About History: “Forever Free:” Lincoln, Civil War and the American March to Emancipation

at Queens Central Library, Queens

6:30 p.m.
A lecture by James L. Coll Few events in history have been as consequential in defining American identity as the Civil War and its corresponding march to freedom.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Nov 7

Tree Talk: One Year Later—Restoring the Treescape in the Hurricane's Wake

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.
Master Arborist Dan Dalton discusses the effect of Superstorm Sandy on the urban forest and how to best replace what was lost.
Category: Nature
Free!

Friday, November 8, 2013

Nov 8

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!

Nov 8

Greener Pastures Exhibition:125th Anniversary of Bronx Parks

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Photographs from NYC Parks' archives will be on exhibit at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Nov 8

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

Nov 8

Farmer's Market Friday

at Queens Botanical Garden Farmers Market (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce, nuts, coffee and nut butters from the Farmer's Market.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Nov 8

Art Exhibition - Notched Bodies: Insects In Contemporary Art

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition of eleven contemporary artists who offer probing personal interpretations on the importance of insects through a variety of media.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Nov 8

Yoga in the Orangerie: Fall Series

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
The benifits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexable, and have fun! This beginner-level class is also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a…
Category: Fitness

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